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Based on the video game Dungeon Siege, the movie In the Name of the King follows the quest of Farmer (Jason Statham), a man who is trying to rescue his wife was from the Krug. Because these brutal kidnappers are under the control of Gallian (Ray Liotta), an evil wizard with plans to overthrow reigning King Konreid (Burt Reynolds), Farmer soon finds himself caught in the middle of their struggle for power.
Why Is In the Name of the King - A Dungeon Siege Tale Rated PG-13?
In the Name of the King - A Dungeon Siege Tale is rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences.
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Although this film contains some brief depictions of alcohol use, a drunken royal and an attempted poisoning along with some exposed cleavage, parents greatest concern will likely be the ongoing and often brutal battles between the Krugs and humans. Under the command of Gallian, these monstrous beasts slash their way through the countryside, killing, pillaging and abducting prisoners. Characters are stabbed, shot with arrows, beheaded and set on fire. Frequent swordplay and hand-to-hand combat are portrayed along with corpses. Infrequent profanities are used.
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John Rhys-Davis, who plays Merick in this film, has a lengthy and varied resume of television and film work including roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, The Jungle Book 2 and One Night with the King.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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The video game inspired movie, In The Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, comes to DVD in a widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio). Included on the disc are deleted and extended scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette and the movie’s trailers. Audio tracks are available in English 5.1 Dolby Surround, with subtitles in English and Spanish.