A Knights Tale

Lists: Adventure

Brief Synopsis: "William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With the other apprentices, he trains and assumes the title of Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein."

Overall Ranking: 1953 (Rank from 2001: # 29)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 42.86%
Half-Popped 42.86%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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JR B84
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People Involved

  • Heath Ledger (Sir William Thatcher / Sir Ulrich von Lichtenstein of Gelderland)
  • Rufus Sewell (Count Adhemar of Anjou)
  • Shannyn Sossamon (Lady Jocelyn)
  • Paul Bettany (Geoffrey Chaucer)
  • Laura Fraser (Kate)
  • Mark Addy (Roland)
  • Alan Tudyk (Wat)
  • Brian Helgeland (Director)