Braveheart is an epic war drama movie directed and co-produced by Mel Gibson, written by Randall Wallace. The film is fictionally based on the life of William Wallace, a late-13th-century Scottish warrior. It is inspired by Blind Harry's epic poem "The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace". Starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, James Robinson, Sean McGinley, Sean Lawlor, Brian Cox, Peter Hanly, and Stephen Billington, the film was released on May 24, 1995 (United States), grossed $210.4 million worldwide, and won 5 Oscars including "Best Picture" and "Best Director". Braveheart was filmed in Scotland and Ireland. Additional filming took place at Ardmore Studios in County Wicklow, Ireland. The opening sequence was shot in Aonach Eagach, Highland, Scotland, UK.
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