copy to clipboard

Alatriste (Captain Alatriste)

Plugin not supported.
Original title
Alatriste (El capitán Alatriste)
Running time
140 min.
Spain Spain
Agustín Díaz Yanes (Novel: Arturo Pérez-Reverte)
Roque Baños
Paco Femenía
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Co-production Spain-France-United States; Estudios Picasso / Origen PC
Adventure. Action. Drama | Historical. 17th Century. Swashbuckler
Movie Groups
Arturo Pérez-Reverte Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Starring Viggo Mortensen as a army captain, the story takes place in the 17th century imperial Spain under the reign of Philip IV, a weak and easily manipulated monarch dominated by a corrupt court. Intrigue and betrayal, duels and battles, love and hatred are the stage for the adventures of "Captain Alatriste". In His Majesty's service, a proud soldier in Flanders and in times of peace, a hired sword in Madrid and Seville. He wasn't the most virtuous of men, nor the most devout, but he was a man of valour. His name was Diego Alatriste!

Based on Arturo Pérez Reverte's best sellers, published in more than 50 countries and translated into more than 25 languages. Budget: 28 million dollars, is the The most expensive Spanish-language film ever made. Nominated for 15 2006 Goya Awards.
2006: 3 Goya Awards: Costume, Art Direction and Art Production. 15 Nominations
2007: European Film Awards: Nom. for Audience Award & European Prix D'Excellence
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2018 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark