William Thatcher, a knight's peasant apprentice, gets a chance at glory when the knight dies suddenly mid-tournament. Posing as a knight himself, William won't stop until he's crowned tournament champion—assuming matters of the heart don't get in the way.
- Year: 2001
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Escape Artists, Finestkind, Black and Blu Entertainment
- Keyword: london, england, poetry, sword fight, rivalry, knight, tournament, duel, torture, writer, impostor, church, game, jousting, medieval, aftercreditsstinger
- Director: Brian Helgeland
- Cast: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Mark Addy