Top 3 Braveheart Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Braveheart facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Braveheart film message.

Irishman Stephen kills the guy who tries to assassinate William Wallace with a dull blade.
Irishman Stephen kills the guy who tries to assassinate William Wallace with a dull blade.

Braveheart Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The SFX used when the English are shooting the Scots at the Battle of Stirling Bridge was later borrowed from Core Design on the opening sequence of their video game Tomb Raider 2 (1997). Additionally, Braveheart won an Academy Award (1996) for best sound effects editing.

  2. At the beginning, a little girl, Murron, gives William a flower. It is not just a hint of their future love, the flower in question is a Scottish thistle: the national symbol of Scotland. Murron is "donating" Scotland to the child who will one day free it from tyranny.

Braveheart poster
Braveheart poster

Braveheart Plot

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Braveheart. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Biography, Drama, History, War
Director Mel Gibson
Stars James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo
IMDB score 8.3