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The Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro

Martin Campbell (1998)

PG Certificate


Our Score
Zorro may wear a mask, but there's no disguising the fact that this is an absolutely splendid swashbuckler. Anthony Hopkins plays the original righter of wrongs, who hands over his rapier, and his mission, to the younger Antonio Banderas. Catherine Zeta-Jones, as the fiery heroine, proves she's a match for the men in the action sequences. Director Martin Campbell (following on from the success of blockbuster Bond movie GoldenEye) makes the most of the dramatic swordplay and paces the film perfectly to its explosive conclusion.


The sword-wielding saviour of Spanish California returns after 20 years in prison, tutoring a thief to take over his heroic role and tackle corrupt government officials, who are using slave labour to mine gold illegally. Both mentor and pupil have personal scores to settle with their enemies, led by a ruthless governor and a psychotic military officer. Swashbuckling adventure, with Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Cast & Crew

Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro Antonio Banderas
Zorro / Don Diego de la Vega Anthony Hopkins
Don Rafael Montero Stuart Wilson (1)
Elena Catherine Zeta-Jones
Captain Harrison Love Matt Letscher
Prison warden Maury Chaykin
Three-Fingered Jack L Q Jones
Joaquin Murrieta Victor Rivers
Director Martin Campbell
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Guidance: Violence. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay


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