Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (film)
|Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time|
|Directed by||Mike Newell|
|Produced by||Jerry Bruckheimer|
|Story by||Jordan Mechner|
|Based on||Prince of Persia
by Jordan Mechner
|Music by||Harry Gregson-Williams|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios
|Box office||$339.4 million|
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a 2010 American action fantasy filmdirected by Mike Newell. The film was written by Jordan Mechner, Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 28, 2010. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Prince Dastan, Gemma Arterton as Princess Tamina, Ben Kingsley as Nizam, and Alfred Molina as Sheik Amar. The film has the same title as the video game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and is primarily based on it. Elements from Warrior Within and The Two Thrones, the two other titles from the Sands of Time trilogy of the Prince of Persia video game franchise, are also incorporated. The film was premiered in London on May 5, 2010 and was officially released on May 28, 2010 in USA. It received mixed reviews from critics, and grossed over $336 million against a production budget of $150–200 million.
Dastan, a street urchin in Persia, is adopted by king Sharaman after showing courage in the marketplace. Fifteen years later, Sharaman’s brother Nizam receives proof that the holy city of Alamut is supplying weapons to Persian enemies, and the princes — Dastan, along with the king’s biological sons Tus and Garsiv — are sent to siege and take over Alamut.