In the latest retelling of the classic Robin Hood tale, director Ridley Scott takes the literary adventure and mixes it with heart-pounding war sequences to create an action-pack prequel to the commonly told folk story. Russell Crowe plays the role of a common archer named Robin Longstride who, through a series of unexpected requests and good deeds, agrees to take on the name and livelihood of Sir Robert Loxley in order to save Maid Marion Loxley's (Cate Banchett) farm. It takes fighting with Prince John (Oscar Issac), the French army and finally an ultimate betrayal to push "Robin of the Hood" into the woods to play the role of the beloved outlaw. In the latest retelling of the classic Robin Hood tale, director Ridley Scott takes the literary adventure and mixes it with heart-pounding war sequences to create an action-pack prequel to the commonly told folk story. Russell Crowe plays the role of a common archer named Robin Longstride who, through a series of unexpected requests and good deeds, agrees to take on the name and livelihood of Sir Robert Loxley in order to save Maid Marion Loxley's (Cate Banchett) farm. It takes fighting with Prince John (Oscar Issac), the French army and finally an ultimate betrayal to push "Robin of the Hood" into the woods to play the role of the beloved outlaw.


Robin Hood (Russell Crowe): "Calm and careful, make it count."

Robin Hood: "Our blades would descend upon their heads and we would be godless."

King Richard (Danny Huston): "Honest, brave and naive. There is your Englishman."
King Phillip: "Even dying animals can be obstinate."

Robin Hood: "My father abandoned me to the world of men when I was six years old. I know little of the love between father and son."

Robin Hood: "There is no difference between a knight and any other man aside from what he wears."

Robin Hood: "Fate has smiled at us at last. I for one will not turn my back on her."

Maid Marion (Cate Blanchett): "I like a quiet church when I pray Father, for a miracle."

Father Tancred (Simon McBurney): "You keep bees Tuck?"
Friar Tuck (Mark Addy): "I keep them and they keep me."

The Sword Hilt: "Rise and rise again, until lambs become lions."

Robin Hood
: "I will not repay our good luck with bad grace. It invites darkness."

Friar Tuck
: "Why do they call you Little John?"
Little John (Kevin Durand) : "What are you getting at? I'm proportionate!"

Maid Marion: "Well are you coming or not?"
Robin Hood: "Ask me nicely."
Maid Marion: "Please, dear husband, will you share my chamber?"

Maid Marion: "I sleep with a dagger. If you so move to touch me, I will serve your manhood."

Maid Marion: "I've always wondered at the private conversations of men."

Robin Hood
: "If its illegal for a man to fend for himself, how can he be a man of his own right?"

Robin Hood: "Lady Loxley is my wife."
Will Scarlet (Scott Grimes) : "Well played!"

Friar Tuck: "The Lord taketh..."
Robin Hood: "And we shall give it back!"

Maid Marion: "How did you find the seed?"
Robin Hood: "If you have to ask, its not a gift."

Robin Hood: "A good knight."
Maid Marion: "Yes, short but sweet."
Robin Hood: "No, I meant a knight in arms..."

Robin Hood
: "If you're trying to build for the future, you must build it's foundation strong."

Robin Hood: "In tyranny lies only failure. Empower every man and you will gain strength."

Prince John: "So what would you have, a castle for every man?"
Robin Hood: "Every Englishman's home is his castle."

William Marshall (William Hurt) : "We go to war."
Prince John (Oscar Isaac): "This is my first time. I shall lead!"

Ending Credits: "And so the legend begins."

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