Director: Mel Gibson
Cast: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau
Synopsis: The story of William Wallace, a 13th century Scottish warrior who gained recognition when he came to the forefront of the First War of Scottish Independence by opposing King Edward I of England.
Awards: 5 Oscars (Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Sound Editing, Best Makeup) and 3 BAFTAS (Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Sound).
Trivia: Real-life Wallaces appear as extras in the movie and Mel Gibson also stayed with them during the filming, in order to learn more about the history. The only way Gibson could get the film made in the first place was by agreeing ...