Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.

  1. Kevin Reynolds


  2. Alexandre Dumas


  3. Jay Wolpert


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jim Caviezel

    Jim Caviezel

    Edmond Dantes

  2. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Fernand Mondego

  3. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Abbé Faria

  4. James Frain

    James Frain

    J.F. Villefort

  5. Dagmara Domińczyk

    Dagmara Domińczyk

    Mercedès Iguanada

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The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo


Status Released

Release Information

  • January 23, 2002


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 11m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $75,395,048.00



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