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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Lyssa
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Vella
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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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Beyond our time, beyond our universe...there is a planet besieged by alien invaders, where a young king must rescue his love from the clutches of the Beast. Or risk the death of his world. See more »


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Release Date:

29 July 1983 (USA)  »

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Dragons of Krull  »

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$47,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

To prepare for his role as Prince Colwyn, Ken Marshall worked out constantly prior to principal photography, training in such sports as riding, fencing, and boxing. See more »

Goofs

In the first shot of the Black Fortress, the film is being played backwards as shown by the smoke from the burning torches trailing in the wrong direction. Later the same shot is re-used but played forwards, showing the Slayers returning to the fortress after they have kidnapped Princess Lyssa. See more »

Quotes

Ergo: You are his queen?
Princess Lyssa: Yes.
Ergo: Then we've won.
Princess Lyssa: Yes.
Ergo: Oh boy, I should have stuck to puppies.
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Referenced in The Air I Breathe (2007) See more »

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Great adventure film!!
13 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The creature was a bit too cheesy, but the story was enthralling, the score is beautiful, and the acting was surprisingly good.

It's very much like a fairy tale, but futuristic at the same time. It begins in a castle that is part medieval, part sci-fi. There is a prophecy that the beast and his slayers (the evil force of the movie) will be brought down by the union of these two families that have previously been enemies (somewhat Romeo and Juliet). The fighting family theme doesn't last long. The slayers delay the wedding by kidnapping the bride, Lyssa and taking her to the black fortress. The black fortress appears in new locations every 24 hours, and finding it will take the groom, Colwyn, on many different paths. I won't spoil the film, but the adventure that unfolds as Colwyn tries to rescue her was incredible, and at times scary. Be on the lookout for a cyclops, flying horses, giant spiders, and many more wonderful surprises.

This is definitely a movie for those who enjoyed Willow or The Princess Bride.

Added bonus: seeing Liam Neeson before anyone knew who he was.


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