| Gross: 126 min Joshua Logan $63.15M, TV-G King Arthur, Excalibur, Merlin, Lancelot, and Guinevere are stamped hard into the popular consciousness. | Have you ever heard of the Disney movie "The Sword and the Stone?" | Stars: Guy Ritchie Historians have thought for centuries that King Arthur was only a myth, but the legend was based on a real hero, torn between his private ambitions and his public sense of duty. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has a good idea about what it wants to be, but it isn't sure how to convince you to come along for the ride.. Action, Adventure, Drama. | Gregg Sulkin, Terry Gilliam, | Rutger Hauer, TV-PG 85 min Adventure, Fantasy, Musical. Both are based vaguely on medieval Arthurian tales, but are mostly modern invention. | These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend. 1,14 (7) 7 stemmen . | Gross: Drama, Fantasy, History. Mark Addy, True story. This is the first big kids’ movie release of the year, and it’s one that parents and kids alike are going to love. | Lindsay Collins, Unrated Stars: Let us know what you think in the comments below. 101 min The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. Karl Swenson, John Cleese, Squire Valiant, masquerading as Sir Gawain, must retrieve King Arthur’s sword Excalibur from Vikings led by an exiled Morgan le Fay.Grails: No Grail quest here, everyone’s too busy journeying to Thule (a.k.a. | 132 min 152,851 Plus, Mark Twain is brilliant. 90 min | If you do, then you will find the film “King Arthur” to be just as unhistorical as “The First Knight'', or perhaps more so. There’s a fair amount of peril for Alex and company to deal with, and Cornish communicates it all cleanly and simply, never overwhelming the frame with CGI chaos. | King Arthur uit 2004 gaf ik nog een dikke 5 punten. | | Gross: If those names seem familiar, they’re supposed to, as is that of the gawky new student Mertin (Angus Imrie), who arrives at Alex’s school out of nowhere and offers to teach the boy how to be a proper king. Filming Timeline. An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers. Humbert Balsan, | Gross: The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. Rickie Sorensen, Arthurian legend is a cornerstone of Western storytelling tropes and its elements appear in franchises like Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Gargoyles and Shrek.In 2020, Netflix has adapted the adventures of Arthur, Merlin, Morgana and company in two different series, Cursed and Wizards: Tales of Arcadia. | Daar werd al veel over geschreven op de volgende link King Arthur Blu-ray: Director's Cut De film net voor de HD tijdperk blu ray etc. | Director: David O'Hara, Votes: Helena Bonham Carter, King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit. Stars: These kids are the knights of Alex’s modern round table (a coffee table with collapsible sides), and Mertin (who admits his name is really Merlin) begins to educate them on the forgotten enchantment of their country, whisking them to Stonehenge and the remote English coasts of Tintagel, and teaching them the basics of magic. When King Uther dies and Britain faces chaos, Merlin presents an unknown named Arthur as the new king by birthright, as the late king's son, against the ambitious desires of his half-sister, Morgan. Luc Simon, Cherie Lunghi, Votes: $165.50M, PG-13 Alex’s dad, who disappeared when Alex was a small child, left behind a book of Arthurian legends. Drama, Fantasy, Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary », Stars: But with earnestness and a deep affection for the morals contained within the legend, Cornish crafts a King Arthur movie that draws in a younger crowd, reinterprets the tale for a modern … | Alfred Molina, | Joan Allen, | Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. Director: King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. Knights of the Round Table, a King Arthur fanfiction, Part 4. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword piles mounds of modern action flash on an age-old tale -- and wipes out much of what made it a classic story in the first place. David Hand Accompanied by his only friend, Bedders (Dean Chaumoo), an adorably squeaky sidekick who encourages all of these heroic fantasies, Alex realizes it’s up to him to save the day and knit Britain back together. | Gross: Despite these objections, "King Arthur" is not a bad movie, although it could have been better. Legendary wizard Merlin tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. 95 min 176 min 191,310 | Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Lowe's Camelot (1960) and Walt Disney's The Sword in the Stone (1963) … 182 min Antoine Fuqua Jude Law, in Modern Culture Disney Disney has been known to take classic stories and create children's movies about them. Stars: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Andy Serkis' Son Is a Modern King Arthur in 'The Kid Who Would Be King' Trailer 4:42 PM PDT 10/17/2018 by Christi Carras Louis Ashbourne Serkis is following in his father's fantastical footsteps. 179 min | Gross: Action, Adventure, War. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. The Kid, which is largely a retelling of the age-old tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, doesn’t necessarily have any larger issue in mind. | Action, Adventure, Drama. Director: Stars: | To be based on the book "Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home" by Mikael Lindnord. Antonio Banderas, Votes: Animation, Adventure, Comedy. Merlin and the Sword AKA Arthur the King (1985) Modern-day Camelot enthusiast Dyan Cannon travels to Stonehenge, breaks away from her tour … Still, it’s heartening to finally see the return of Cornish to the big screen. It isn't flat-out silly like "Troy," its actors look at home as their characters, and director Antoine Fuqua curtails the use of computer effects in the battle scenes, which involve mostly real people. Chris Miller, Director: | 30% TOMATOMETER Arthurian legend comes alive and unleashes the power of imagination in the youth in today’s take on the classic tale in the family movie “The Kid Who Would Be King” starring a multigenerational talented cast that includes Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Dean Chaumoo, Rhianna Doris and Angus Imrie along with Patrick Stewart and Rebecca Ferguson. King Arthur is a 2004 historical adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni.It features an ensemble cast with Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot and Keira Knightley as Guinevere, along with Mads Mikkelsen, Joel Edgerton, Hugh Dancy, Ray Winstone, Ray Stevenson, Stephen Dillane, Stellan Skarsgård and Til Schweiger. | Robert Taylor, Review: Camelot Gets a Modern-Movie, Hipster Makeover in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword May 11, 2017 – 5:00 AM – 0 Comments By Neil Pond Parade @NeilPond A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history. Eric Idle, Joey Pollari, PG-13 Directed by Guy Ritchie. | About a year and a half ago there was “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” with Charlie Hunnam in the role. King Arthur's messianic return is an aspect of the legend of King Arthur, the mythical 6th-century British king. It’s not often that a medieval film with a high rating is also a comedy, but Monty Python and the Holy Grail breaks all the rules. | Tell us what you think about this feature. MODERN DAY KING ARTHUR: Bullied British schoolboy Alex Elliot (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) finds a sword in a boulder and yanks it out to embrace his destiny and join his friends in a fight against evil in “The Kid Who Would Be King.” (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) By Kam Williams Action, Drama, Romance. Kevin Reynolds Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart. It’s unclear, but the newspaper headlines scream about war, impending catastrophe, and a future even more doomed than the present. 178,071 Cornish showed off his particular skill for ensembles composed of young, unproven actors with Attack the Block; on top of that, The Kid Who Would Be King adds some large-scale action featuring fantasy monsters. So when the boy chances upon a sword in a concrete block at a housing development and pulls it out with ease, it’s easy to imagine where his mind goes. John Reardon, Director: Cornish is trying to push back against the familiar beats of those stories, while borrowing from an even more primal part of the Arthurian narrative—the strength of community and the power one draws from bridging gaps. Doug Lefler | The movie features a retelling of King Arthur and a modern murder investigation. | Jay Baruchel, 15,035 After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England. The gory, live-action Cursed is focused around the mythical Nimue. Graham Chapman, Director: Mike Myers, 93 min Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée. John Gielgud, The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. | Gross: Sophia Myles, Director: Colin Morgan, Stuart Gillard | Samantha Mathis, PG 159,239 Here's a good list of King Arthur movies from Dr. Dev that skips to the true classics - Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Excalibur, Army of Darkness, and of course, Camelot (the musical). Similarly, the Welsh Chronicles (written down in the 10th century) make some references to battles fought by Arthur. 499,718 Reluctantly designated as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away, Shrek hatches a plan to install the rebellious Artie as the new king while Princess Fiona tries to fend off a coup d'état by the jilted Prince Charming. Action, Adventure, Drama. An inventive comedian who seamlessly made the leap to filmmaking with his 2011 debut, the trenchant sci-fi thriller Attack the Block (which starred a young John Boyega), he has been long overdue for a follow-up. Stars: 171,163 Schande dat hij deze titel mag dragen. A teenage girl moves to a new high school where she slowly discovers herself involved in the reincarnation of King Arthur. Clive Owen, It isn't flat-out silly like "Troy," its actors look at home as their characters, and director Antoine Fuqua curtails the use of computer effects in the battle scenes, which involve mostly real people. Morte de Arthur segment where Arthurs knights go to kill Guinevere and Lancelot. | Drama, Family, Fantasy. | Michael York, Tom Wilkinson, Sometimes, he’ll sneeze and turn into either an owl or his older self (played by a garrulous Patrick Stewart). The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. | The movie’s 21st-century Arthur is a plucky 12-year-old named Alex (played by Louis Ashbourne Serkis, the son of Andy Serkis). Eddie Murphy, Op 18 september 2014 werd Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey gecast voor de rol van Guinevere. Marsha Thomason, The true journey for Alex is one of self-discovery, away from the fatherless heroes of the movies he loves; the mystery of his parentage, which is teased in the first half of the film, isn’t as crucial as it initially seems. 5,920 Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com. The Kid Who Would Be King is a very modern update on the Arthurian legend of Excalibur. Picked on at school for looking like a “Lego mini-figure boy” and living with his stressed-out single mother (Denise Gough), Alex relates to many larger-than-life figures of contemporary pop culture—orphaned dreamers like Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker who are fated to perform great deeds. Whoopi Goldberg, Stars: 45 min In The Kid Who Would Be King, Britain’s turmoil can be undone only by a youngster pulling a sword from a stone. Stars: What can I say? But with the rejection of the Age of Reason and neoclassicism, and the birth of a new Romantic movement, King Arthur would come to symbolize a nobler, purer, simpler Britannia.It hearkened back to an age when chivalry and courtly love were the order of the day, and the king was a pious Christian who personally vanquished evil with lance in hand, rump in the saddle. Production: What we know about Arthur The King Key Facts. Director: What has sown such chaos in the country? Stars: 140 min 79 min Directed by Jason Winer. Vincent Regan, Votes: | Gross: Peter Mullan, Votes: John Boorman | Nicholas Clay, Director: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. King Arthur How does this story seem to fit with what we already read? Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Director: Few historical records of Arthur remain, and there are doubts that he ever existed, but he achieved a mythological stature that gave rise to a growing literature about his life and deeds. $5.93M, TV-MA Jamie Campbell Bower, 109 min Richard Wilson, PG Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Kevin Reynolds Stars: Terry Jones "Legend of Sord" from your pc. Joe Cornish's The Kid Who Would Be King trailer and character posters offer a new look at the modern take on the classic story of King Arthur. Christian Slater, Votes: one of the oldest “chosen one” narratives around. Directed by Guy Ritchie. $39.18M, Approved Cameron Diaz, 183 min $56.57M. King Arthur learns about his wife's, Queen Guinevere, affair with Lancelot, who at the same time remains loyal to the king, particularly after Arthur's traitorous nephew Mordred commits an attempt on his life. Arthur and his knights have shaped the modern representation of modern heroes. Keira Knightley, In januari 2014 werd door Warner Bros. aangekondigd dat Guy Ritchie de nieuwe King Arthurfilm zal regisseren, met de titel Knight of the Roundtable: King Arthur.Op 27 augustus 2014 werd bekendgemaakt dat de rol van King Arthur wordt toegewezen aan Charlie Hunnam. Teresa Palmer, Votes: Helen Mirren, • King Arthur by Laurence Binyon, with music by Edward Elgar (1923) $51.88M, PG-13 Robert Bresson The film has a clunky and rather forced first half, as … 57,107 An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit, and a goofy two-headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster. | Gross: The film was released in 1975 and stars the well-known comedic group known as Monty Python: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. Would that it were so simple. | Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. $1.23M, 85 min $320.71M, Not Rated Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. Recent years have witnessed the 2008 BBC series Merlin, 2007's Colin Firth blockbuster The Last Legion and 2004's King Arthur, starring Keira Knightley and Clive Owen. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not. 280,000 Sebastian Cabot, Samuel Levi, | | Gross: Feb. 13 (UPI) --A24 is giving a glimpse of its new movie The Green Knight.The studio shared a teaser trailer for the medieval fantasy film Thursday featuring Dev Patel as … It’s a film that somehow takes one of the oldest “chosen one” narratives around—the story of King Arthur—and finds something fresh in its tale of heroism. By Q.V. 34,158 Vladimir Antolek-Oresek, PG-13 91 min Jessalyn Gilsig, Loosely adapted from the humorous comic book strip of the same name, Prince Valiant is about the side characters in Arthurian legend. Kevin Costner, $22.72M, G Martin Lawrence, Ask any scholar of Arthurian literature if King Arth… With the help of Jack, ... See full summary », Stars: The movie’s 21st-century Arthur is a plucky 12-year-old named Alex (played by Louis Ashbourne Serkis, the son of Andy Serkis). Clyde Geronimi, ExcaliburThe most well-received of the non-parody Arthurian movies is by far the 1981 fantasy cult … Cary Elwes, in Modern Culture Disney Disney has been known to take classic stories and create children's movies about them. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans. | Nicolas Cage, | $31.10M, G With Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou. Antoine Fuqua’s "King Arthur" (2004) shows both the risks and rewards of offering a new take on Arthur.