Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action.
Modern movies in the vein of 'League of Extraordinary Gentlemen': watch Victorian-era gentlemen battle Machiavellian evil-geniuses, woefully under-equipped colonial foes, and, the greatest enemy of all: their own emotions. Oh, and yes, we realize not all fit directly in to the Victorian era - pedants!
Movies in the vein of 'Pirates of the Caribbean': Daredevil heroes, sword-fights, treasure, and maidens in need of a-rescuing abound in these contemporary swashbucklers. Check out 'Captain Alatriste' for a hidden-gem starring none other than Viggo Mortensen!