The Eagle (The Eagle of the Ninth)
21 July 2011
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A Roman epic adventure, based on the classic novel of the same name, set in the dangerous world of second-century Britain.
In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Jamie Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, The Eagle (The Eagle of the Ninth).
The Eagle of the Ninth
Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland
Action, Adventure, Drama, History
M, 114 mins
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