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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes' girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned on the island prison of Chateau d'If for 13 years, where he plots revenge against those who betrayed him. With the help of another prisoner, he escapes the island and proceeds to transform himself into the wealthy Count of Monte Cristo as part of his plan to exact revenge.
Year: 2002
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Directed by : Kevin Reynolds
Written by : Jay Wolpert
Cast: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain, Dagmara Dominczyk, Henry Cavill
Literary source: Alexandre Dumas (père) "Le Comte de Monte-Cristo"