The Eagle is a 2011 epic historical drama film set in Roman Britain directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland. Adapted by Jeremy Brock from Rosemary Sutcliff's historical adventure novel The Eagle of the Ninth (1954), the film tells the story of a young Roman officer searching to recover the lost Roman eagle standard of his father's legion in the northern part of Great Britain. The story is based on the Ninth Spanish Legion's supposed disappearance in Britain. Wikipedia
The Eagle is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on novels, British films, Films set in Scotland, Films set in England, Films set in ancient Rome, Focus Features films, Film4 Productions films and Fiction set in Roman Britain.
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