Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.
|Title||The Count of Monte Cristo|
|Release Date||January 23rd, 2002|
|Writers||Jay Wolpert, Alexandre Dumas|
|Production Companies||Touchstone Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, World 2000 Entertainment, Count of Monte Cristo Ltd.|
|Production Country||United States of America|
|Plot Keywords||loss of loved one, based on novel or book, marseille, france, treasure, lover (female), ex-lover, napoleon, sword fight, prison escape, torture, swashbuckler, betrayal by friend, 19th century|