Outlaw King is a 2018 historical action drama film directed by David Mackenzie.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, October 25, 2018 released the trailer:
Outlaw King | Official Trailer #2 | Netflix.

Story intro

In the year 1304, outside the besieged Stirling Castle, John Comyn, Robert Bruce, and other Scottish nobility surrender to Edward I of England. King Edward promises to return lands to the nobility in exchange for their homage. After the formalities have ended, Bruce spars with Edward's heir, the Prince of Wales, and the King weds Bruce to his goddaughter, Elizabeth de Burgh. James Douglas arrives to ask for the restoration of his ancestral lands but is dismissed by Edward, on the basis of the previous Lord Douglas's treason. The King and the Prince depart from Scotland, leaving its management to Comyn and Bruce, under the supervision of the Earl of Pembroke, Aymer de Valence. Elizabeth arrives to marry Bruce. On the wedding night, he respects his reluctant wife's wishes and delays the consummation. Bruce witnesses Englishmen conscripting his servants to the King's army. Not long after, his father, the Lord of Annandale, passes away, lamenting the loss of his friendship with the King of England, while admitting it may have been a mistake to trust Edward. Two years later, after collecting taxes, Bruce notes how unpopular the English are. There is rioting after the public display of the quartered body of William Wallace, which spurs Bruce to plan another revolt. He discusses the issue with his family, who agree with him. Bruce tries to persuade John Comyn to join him, but the latter refuses and threatens to inform Edward about the plan. In a panic, Bruce stabs Comyn to death. The incident compels the clergy of Scotland to offer a pardon to Bruce, bargaining that he supports the Catholic Church in Scotland and he accepts the Crown of Scotland. Bruce accepts the deal, but King Edward soon hears of it. He declares Bruce an outlaw and, at his son's request, sends the Prince of Wales to crush the uprising, under the dragon banner, symbolizing the abandonment of chivalry and representing King Edward's order that no quarter to be shown to any supporter of Bruce.


Chris Pine
Robert the Bruce
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
James Douglas, Lord of Douglas
Florence Pugh
Elizabeth de Burgh
Billy Howle
Edward, Prince of Wales
Tony Curran
Angus MacDonald
Lorne MacFadyen
Neil Bruce
Alastair Mackenzie
Lord Atholl
James Cosmo
Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale
Callan Mulvey
John Comyn III, Lord of Badenoch
Stephen McMillan
Drew Forfar, Squire
Paul Blair
Bishop Lamberton
Stephen Dillane
King Edward I of England
Steven Cree
Christopher Seton
Kim Allan
Isabella MacDuff, Countess of Buchan
Sam Spruell
Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke
Rebecca Robin
Margaret of France, Queen of England
Jamie Maclachlan
Roger De Mowbray
Benny Young
Sir Simon Fraser
Clive Russell
Lord MacKinnon of Skye
Josie O'Brien
Marjorie Bruce


Principal photography began on 28 August 2017 on location in both Scotland and England.

The film Outlaw King was scheduled to be released on September 6, 2018 (TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival) and on November 9, 2018 (United States) by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 121 minutes. The film's budget is $120 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Outlaw King got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80190859

Wikipedia: Outlaw King

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