Director: Randall Wallace
Writers: Alexandre Dumas père (novels) (as Alexandre Dumas), Randall Wallace (screenplay)
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich
Release Date: March 13, 1998
The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?
The 1998 adaptation of The Man in the Iron Mask was a complete cash in after Leonardo Dicaprio’s success in Titanic. It’s super cheesy and epically bad but it is still a guilty pleasure of mine. Below I’ve listed a few reasons why.
John Malkovich plays himself
Gabriel Byrne talks with an Irish accent while playing a French character (and yes, he never changes his expression throughout the film.