The Legend of Zorro (2005) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Legend of Zorro

Martin Campbell, 2005

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The Mark of Zorro
Johnston McCulley, 1919

The Legend of Zorro is a movie directed by Martin Campbell in 2005 and based on the characters from the book The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley, first published in 1919. The movie features Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Nick Chinlund, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mary Crosby, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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The Legend of Zorro (2005)
Book by Scott Ciencin

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RATING

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Movie Poster: The Legend of Zorro (Martin Campbell, 2005)

7.9

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Book Cover: The Mark of Zorro (Johnston McCulley, 1919)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Mark of Zorro, the 1919 book by Johnston McCulley.

The Mark of Zorro

Read by: B. J. Harrison

Storyline

Having spent the last 10 years fighting injustice and cruelty, Alejandro de la Vega is now facing his greatest challenge: his loving wife Elena has thrown him out of the house! Elena has filed for divorce and found comfort in the arms of Count Armand, a dashing French aristocrat. But Alejandro knows something she doesn’t: Armand is the evil mastermind behind a terrorist plot to destroy the United States.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Legend of Zorro, the 2005 movie by Martin Campbell

Year

2005

Minutes

129

Movie Rate

6.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Legend of Zorro

Country: USA

Year: 2005

Length: 2h9m

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Cover of The Mark of Zorro, the 1919 book by Johnston McCulley

Year

1919

Pages

265

Book Rate

7.96

S: Goodreads

Book

The Mark of Zorro

Country: USA

First published in: 1919

Length: 265 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Movie by Martin Campbell

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Poster of The Legend of Zorro, the 2005 movie by Martin Campbell

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Cover of The Mark of Zorro, the 1919 book by Johnston McCulley

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