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'The Count of Monte Cristo' is a remake of the Alexander Dumas tale by the same name. Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes' girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned on the island prison of Chateau d'If for 13 years, where he plots revenge against those who betrayed him. With the help of another prisoner, he escapes the island and proceeds to transform himself into the wealthy Count of Monte Cristo as part of his plan to exact revenge. Written by Anna <>
Plot Keywords:revenge | count | island | escape | sailor | See All (158) »
Taglines:Prepare for adventure. Count on revenge.
Genres:Action | Adventure | Drama | Romance | Thriller
Certificate:12 | See all certifications »
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Country:UK | USA | Ireland
Release Date:9 May 2002 (Germany) See more »
Also Known As:Monte Cristo See more »
Filming Locations:Ardmore Studios, Herbert Road, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland See more »
Box Officethis is how you show conde cr fashion book sells out first issue
Opening Weekend:,376,150 (USA) (25 January 2002)
Gross:,228,104 (USA) (14 June 2002) See more »
Production Co:Touchstone Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, World 2000 Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS
Aspect Ratio:1.85 : 1 See full technical specs »
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TriviaDagmara Dominczyk (Mercedes) is only seven years older than Henry Cavill who plays her son (Albert). See more »
GoofsDuring the lavish party at the new home purchased by Dantes, as Jacopo introduces him as the Count of Monte Cristo, he is standing behind a wrought iron fence with the Roman numerals MDCCCLXXV (1875) but the movie is set in the late 1820s. See more »
QuotesMercedes: You would have to be a mother to truly appreciate the service you have done for my son and me. Monsieur, I will never forget you.
Count of Monte Cristo: Please, madame, It was nothing; and I am sure in within a month you will not even remember my name
[to Fernand Mondego]
Count of Monte Cristo: May I steal your wife?
Fernand: Excuse me?
Count of Monte Cristo: For the waltz?
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ConnectionsVersion of Monte Cristo (1929) See more »
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