14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's authority and fight the shadowy conspiracy of monastery monks using only his intelligence – which is considerable.

  1. Alain Godard


  2. Howard Franklin


  3. Gérard Brach


  4. Andrew Birkin


  5. Umberto Eco


  6. Jean-Jacques Annaud


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sean Connery

    Sean Connery

    William of Baskerville

  2. F. Murray Abraham

    F. Murray Abraham

    Bernardo Gui

  3. Christian Slater

    Christian Slater

    Adso of Melk

  4. Helmut Qualtinger

    Helmut Qualtinger

    Remigio da Varagine

  5. Elya Baskin

    Elya Baskin


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The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 24, 1986


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $77,200,000.00



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