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Plot: A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect .. Runtime: 177 mins Release Date: 30 Jan 2001
I watched "Attila" quite by accident and I was so glad that I did because I didn't know Gerard Butler existed. His performance as Attila was captivating. The entire production was immensely entertaining and I watched it as many times as it was on the USA network. I had heard of Attila, the Hun, but was not very interested to learn about him, but this movie changed that because he became alive for me.Needless to say, we want more of Gerard Butler!! I wanted to find out more about him on the web, but there was next to nothing. I would love to see a bio. ....And those eyes!!!!!
A great romp! (by dmcmillan01)
Who cares if Attila isn't accurate historically? Who cares if Powers Boothe's acting is stilted. Who cares if the costumes are "out of period?" The fabulous scenery is worth the watch. And so is watching that fantastic Scottish rogue, Gerard Butler, playing a powerful Attila. Wish that the real Attila was as sexy, fair, and fabulous as Gerard. The ladies are also good to look at, and do a credible job of acting. The young lady who plays the "witch" is unusual and quite interesting in her part. The difference between life in Rome and life where Attila lives is <more>
striking. From cool marble hallways and communal baths to ragged huts and river baths, it makes you realize just how advanced Rome was in those days. Gerard Butler, however, was the strength of the series. He has that rare quality that makes it difficult for most people to take their eyes off him. His eyes are chameleon's, changing from penetrating, to loving, to laughing, and back again. Sometimes brown, sometimes hazel, sometimes a stunning green, they appear to change with his moods. This is an actor to watch. His star is definitely rising.Dotty McMillan
May not be accurate but still good! (by paristeri)
Admittedly, this movie may not be accurate, however it did encourage me to look up the actual history..Meanwhile, it was my first introduction to the actor Gerry Butler, for which I am very thankful..I look forward to watching other movies he makes..This movie as well as the subsequent ones, ie Phantom of the Opera, Timeline, Dear Frankie, even Dracula 2000, I think show how much this guy puts into his roles.. I feel he shows real depth to whatever character he portrays- heh- he made me sympathetic to Attila the Hun! Actually I read somewhere that they still celebrate Attila's Birthday in <more>
Hungary.. If one puts the story in a historical perspective I believe one could make an argument that our History might have been different if he had prevailed.. The Roman Catholic influence was not all roses..
A Romanced Story of Attila the Hun in a Great Epic (by claudio_carvalho)
"Attila" is a romanced story of Attila the Hun Gerard Butler , since his childhood, when he lost his parents until his death. The screenplay shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius Powers Boothe, with his usual face of 'bad guy' , his loves, the gossips, intrigues and betrayals in Rome, all of these evolved by magic and mysticism. Attila certainly was one of the most evil man along the story, but the screenplay shows him as a great leader, strategist and lover. If you decide to forget the story and attain to the plot itself, you will see and enjoy a <more>
great epic movie. The underrated Gerard Butler has another magnificent performance. My vote is nine.Title Brazil : "Atila, o Huno" "Attila, the Hun"
to see how closely this mini-series stayed to history. The producers managed to strike a balance between the characters of Atius and Attila, giving both humanity and ruthlessness. The final tag line sums up beautifully the role both played in the histories of their respective empires.
spectacle over truth again (by gpenton)
This is another mammoth production of a familiar historical epic that runs short of detail and truth. It provides the mainstream media-required melodrama to provide a continuity to this saga of this strategic psychopath, and yet does contain some vivid recreations of a few of the thousands of extermination campaigns his Hunnic hordes were responsible for. The characters appear consistent and believable, especially the last dynastic emperor Valentinian III, who's 32 year decadent reign was the backdrop to most of the drama. But there were few references to some other harsh realities <more>
occurring in the over-run territories, let alone the sack of Rome by the eventual allies the Visigoths revenge for which could have provided the motive for the [historically unsubstantiated] assassination of Alaric's son Theodoric on the orders of Aetius. There could have been at least a slight reference to the Vandals now harassing Mediterranean ports [indeed there could have been a scene in which frenzied refugees from Carthage announce that the Vandals have taken the city, and that instead of grain harvests Rome can now expect psychotic pirates on the way]! As for the gap between the withdrawal from Gaul and the again unsubstantiated poisoning scene, I can only figure that they ran out of time and money to film the Italian desolation caused by this 'scourge of God'- shame, considering the possibilities for the special effects of Attila's vision above pope Leo! But it will be well worth it to attract a few more thousand viewers to ancient history readings....
While this movie may not have been historically accurate, for me it gave me an introduction to a character I have always found fascinating. And what else is the internet good for but looking up a history to find out the facts that the movie was based on.Because it was a made-for-TV film, and USA at best, you could expect a watered-down version of the main character. I was impressed with all the acting in this movie. Surprised to find Tim Curry but happy to see Powers Boothe, who I respect as an powerful actor. He didn't really have the chance to live up to his potential in this film.I am <more>
taking offense to some of the comments made about Gerard Butler. Yes he is a hunk. But what first drew me to him was his ACTING PRESENCE in other films like Reign of Fire and Timeline. Atilla may not be the springboard for greatness but I believe his talents will soon be showcased in more powerful films.I viewed Atilla because I wanted to see more of Gerard Butler THE ACTOR and I was not disappointed. I also got to learn more about an historical figure who always intrigued me. Do not peg me as a star struck, fanatical female. I learned long ago that just because someone has looks does not necessarily mean they have talent. Gerard Butler belongs in a class with Jude Law and Russell Crowe.I would recommend this film for the entertainment value it is and if you want to learn more about Atilla, go to the internet historical sites and get your fill.
"The Romans have done great things but their time is past. What they have done, we can do. We should rule the world!" - Attila (by Cat-Squire)
After witnessing the destruction of his village and the death of his father, Attila successfully escapes with his life and is picked up by his uncle, who is king of a group of Huns. Attila grows up to be a strong warrior who has his mind set on invading and, consequently, taking over Rome. The deceitful Roman General Flavius Aetius goes to Attila's village to seek help from the Huns and suggests to Attila's uncle that Attila is to be taken to Rome with Aetius when the battle is over. Aetius is impressed with Attila and takes him under his wing. But when Bleda, Attila's brother, <more>
murders their uncle, Attila returns to his village and fights his brother for the throne, and then sets his sights on Rome.This movie was really enjoyable, although some of the acting was rather stilted. The top actors were Powers Boothe as Flavius Aetius, the excellent Scotsman Gerard Butler in the role of Attila the Hun and, although not having very much to do in the film, only in it for 2 scenes, was Tim Curry who is, as always, terrific and amusing.This is not a film full of gore, but it survives without it. The action scenes are good and liven the film up a bit but it does not have an excess of gore like other historical battle films.Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended. 8/10 from me! As always, your faithful Scotsman, Cat §quire
You'd be better off Watching This than Alexander (by parhat)
The movie, if you compared against this year's 2004 historical movies such as Troy, or Alexander. The movie is great considering it was only an mini series and a low budget. It could easily fool me into believing this was another major movie, if you ignore FX, Musical scores, camera techniques and beginning titles.While the general stories were in general accurate, they are some minor inaccuracies such as reasons for assassination of Atelius, and cause of death of Attila which many thought his wife killed him, but whether it was by a knife or poison remains entirely on <more>
speculations.While it lacks theatrical dramatics, FX, etc, the story is first rate and the plots was done quite well, such as the scheming Romans. While the weakness of the movie rests with a somewhat uncharacteristic Attila the Roman actors were surprisingly well done. The director's lack of understanding of Attila was what made the movie bad. In fact I rooted for the Romans all the way.While actors in general were bad, with exception of Powers Boothe, the movie did very well and would easily outdo Gladiator, Alexander and Troy if they had more budget. If I would just rate on the strength of the story alone which I do , this movie would be better than Gladiator.Gladiator, while the story was good, was not believable enough at least for me from the point of view of historical inaccuracies were too great to ignore. While Attila was somewhat inaccurate, it was convincing enough for me to enjoy the movie. In fact, what's the point in Gladiator? How can the general become a Gladiator was a sore point I refused to accept, especially when the Emperor take a passing interest in him. The conflict of both sides in Attila vs the Romans were more believable.Oh yes, one note: the reasons why Attila did so well fighting was almost its entire income usually tributes was spent in the war machine than building coliseums, theaters, etc. With that in mind, one wonders whether today's war of terrorism will help our economy or will it lead us to once again into another Dark Ages. I give it 8/10.