A Frenchman-out-of-water comedy. Jean Reno and Christian Clavier reprise their roles from the 1993 medieval time-travel tale LES VISITEURS, one of France's highest-grossing homegrown films — in both senses of the term "gross." A cheerfully vulgar, slapstick adventure with farcically intricate plot machinations, the original fared less-than-spectacularly in the U.S., making the reasons behind this English-language redux all the more confounding.
In 12th-century England, transplanted French knight Thibault (Reno) is to marry Lady Rosalind (the talented Christina Applegate, looking almost shockingly thin). But an evil earl wants Rosalind for himself, and when a...