|Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis:
Big, booming, epic tale of 13th-century Scottish rebel warrior William Wallace, who builds a grass-roots resistance to the tyranny of English King Edward I (McGoohan). Manages to tell a gripping personal story that grows in scale through a series of eye-popping (and bloody) battle scenes. Only the denouement starts to drag. A powerful,
passionate film about a powerful, passionate man. Winner of Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director, Cinematography (John Toll), Makeup, and Sound Effects Editing. Panavision.