Picture from The Three Musketeers (2011)
Overall B

Alexandre Dumas' novel comes to the big screen again (in 3D this time). Parthos (Ray Stevenson) Athos (Matthew Macfadyen) and Aramis (Luke Evans) take a fourth, aspiring musketeer (Logan Lerman) under their wing when they set out to overthrow an evil plot against France and its European neighbors.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of adventure action violence.

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The Three Musketeers (2011)

You can easily obtain the original novel of The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas for no cost by visiting Project Gutenberg at this link (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1257) with your computer or e-reader device. While this particular movie contains some of the book’s plot points, the outcome is significantly different.

It’s true that King Louis XIII was young—he succeeded to the throne of France at the age of nine—however he likely had a few more things to worry about than the color of his clothes. Get more info on this young monarch at the Britannica Online Encyclopedia.