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Krull (1983)

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

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Cast

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Oswyn
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Storyline

From the sky will come the Black Fortress. From the Fortress will come the Slayers to devour the planet of Krull. Then shall a girl of ancient name become queen...she shall choose a king...and together they shall rule the planet. And their son shall rule the galaxy. Written by Stanford Sherman

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A world light-years beyond your imagination. See more »


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Release Date:

29 July 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dragons of Krull  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,469,415, 31 July 1983

Gross USA:

$16,519,460
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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Prior to the departure of the cast, and the majority of the crew to Italy, sixteen Clydesdale horses, accompanied by eight grooms, were led into three large trailers, and began a long overland trip from England to filming locations in the Abruzzi Mountains in central Italy. Before boarding the Dover ferry, that would transport the equines to France, a passport for each horse had to be presented, which caused a sensation at the customs crossing point, as each passport contained two photos, one a "before make-up" shot, and one an "after make-up" shot. See more »

Goofs

When Rell is being crushed between the walls of the fortress, the walls are obviously made of soft elastic material. See more »

Quotes

Ynyr: I cannot stop the sand.
Lyssa Widow of the Web: You cannot stop time. Go now. Save the other Lyssa.
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Referenced in Good Bad Flicks: Masters of the Universe (2011) See more »

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Much underrated gem
20 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

A much underrated gem this terrific children's fantasy picture boasts several fantastic performances from it then unknown cast, several of whom used it as a springboard to go on to become major Hollywood and TV stars later in their careers. Excellent special effects for the time in hindsight and with beautiful art direction, this film truly deserves to be dug out and dusted off and shown the respect it deserves. Admittedly the damsel in distress running away endlessly from the evil baddie is a bit tiring but the battle sequences are genuinely rousing and brilliantly directed. A true British classic!


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