Outlaw King

Outlaw King
  • 2018
  • UK / US
  • 1h 57min
  • Directed by: David Mackenzie
  • Cast: Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, Stephen Dillane

Robert the Bruce (Pine) reluctantly accepts Edward I (Dillane) as King of Scotland and agrees to an arranged marriage with Elizabeth (Pugh). This big-budget epic is a little abrupt and choppy to begin with, but becomes an enthralling, blood-drenched history lesson. Pugh is terrific as the shrewd and independent-minded queen.

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Outlaw King

6 Nov 20184 stars

Scottish director David Mackenzie does visceral justice to the story of Robert The Bruce

David Mackenzie has become the most prolific and admirably unpredictable of Scottish filmmakers. His tightly coiled 2016 Texas thriller Hell And High Water was an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, and Outlaw King reunites him with that film's star Chris…

Tony Curran on Outlaw King: 'Apparently a little known man called Stephen King tweeted about it!'

31 Oct 2018

Glasgow-born actor discusses his role in David Mackenzie's big-budget Robert The Bruce epic

The last time I saw Tony Curran, he was clad in armour, covered in mud and sitting in a trailer in the middle of Mugdock Country Park. 'Some of it is real, some of it is make-up,' he grinned, clearly unconcerned by all this grime. The Glasgow-born…

David Mackenzie cuts Outlaw King run time

24 Sep 2018

Film gossip

David Mackenzie has made 'Outlaw King', which features Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce, 20 minutes shorter following negative feedback. The director debuted his movie at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) earlier this month and after critics…

Chris Pine to star as Robert the Bruce in Outlaw King

25 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Chris Pine and David Mackenzie are set to reunite for 'Outlaw King'. The 50-year-old film director is bringing back the cast of 'Hell Or High Water', which landed him four Oscar nominations, for the new film based on the real-life story of the Scottish…

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