Jim Caviezel recites Mel Gibson’s ‘Braveheart’ battle cry at QAnon conference


Jim Caviezel belted out Mel Gibson’s iconic battle cry from “Braveheart” while speaking to a crowd of QAnon supporters in Las Vegas over the weekend.

The conservative actor, 53 — who most famously worked with Gibson on the 2004 film “The Passion of the Christ” — gave a rambling 20-minute address at the “For God & Country: Patriot Double Down” conference, rallying the far-right crowd to fight for their freedom. The moment was captured in footage that’s now going viral on social media.

The four-day event featured “a guest lineup of QAnon sympathizers and extremist-right figureheads,” according to the Las Vegas Sun. Tickets started at a staggering $650.

Caviezel was among 40 far-right speakers who took to the stage. Others included Jason Sullivan, a former Roger Stone aide best-known for working on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, and Dr. Stella Immanuel, who hit headlines after claiming Hydroxychloroquine cured COVID-19.

However, it was Caviezel’s appearance that attracted the most attention on social media.

Jim Caviezel quoted from Mel Gibson's famous "Braveheart" speech during an appearance at a conference in Las Vegas.
Jim Caviezel quoted Mel Gibson’s “Braveheart” speech during the “God & Country” conference in Las Vegas.
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During his address, the actor recited lines Gibson’s character, William Wallace, delivers to Scottish soldiers in his Oscar-winning 1995 film “Braveheart.”

“Fight, and you may die. Run, and you’ll live — at least a while,” Caviezel recited.

“And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you have been willing to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance to come back here and tell our enemies that you can take our lives, but you can never take our freedom!”

Video from the event shows the large crowd cheering enthusiastically, before Caviezel ominously states: “We are headed into the storm of all storms. Yes, the Storm is upon us.”

Caviezel also ominously stated: "We are headed into the storm of all storms. Yes, the Storm is upon us."
Caviezel also ominously stated: “We are headed into the storm of all storms. Yes, the Storm is upon us.”
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“The Storm,” according to Yahoo, “references a hypothetical event when former President Donald Trump would arrest members of a Satanic cabal that is controlling the world through a deep state.”

One of Caviezel’s former friends and co-stars, Kirk Acevedo, took to Twitter to express his dismay at the speech.

“Can we be so different after all these years?” Acevedo asked. “We jogged together, we played basketball together, we worked together in Film & TV. NOW I’m a henchman in Lucifers Army? Your words are dangerous & filled with hate. What happened my friend?”

The pair appeared opposite one another in the 1998 war movie “The Thin Blue Line.”

Jim Caviezel and his director, Mel Gibson, on the set of 2004's "The Passion of the Christ."
Jim Caviezel and his director, Mel Gibson, on the set of 2004’s “The Passion of the Christ.”
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Meanwhile, Mel Gibson hasn’t publicly responded to Caviezel’s quoting of his “Braveheart” lines. The Post has reached out to reps for both actors for comment.

Last year, rumors surfaced that Gibson and Caviezel were reuniting for a “Passion of the Christ” sequel. The project has not yet been confirmed.

Meanwhile, Caviezel has previously attended other events with QAnon supporters. Back in April, he made an appearance at a “Health and Freedom Conference” in Tulsa, Oklahoma that concluded with a “COVID-19 mask burning ceremony.”