The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is an American action film that contains notable elements of the horror genre, though is not actually a horror film. It is loosely based on the noted comic book series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by author Alan Moore and artist Kevin O'Neill, which in turn, borrows characters from famous 19th century literary works. As it relates to the horror genre, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is noteworthy for its inclusion of Mina Harker from Bram Stoker's Dracula, Edward Hyde from Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and the Invisible Man from H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man.
The movie was directed by Stephen Norrington with a screenplay written by James Dale Robinson. It was produced by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation and released in the United States on July 11th, 2003. The movie stars Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain, Naseeruddin Shah as Captain Nemo, Peta Wilson as Mina Harker, Tony Curran as Rodney Skinner, Stuart Townsend as Dorian Gray, Shane West as Tom Sawyer, Jason Flemying as Henry Jekyll & Edward Hyde, and Richard Roxburgh as M.