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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Dragons of Krull  »

Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,469,415 (USA) (31 July 1983)

Gross:

$16,519,460 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The cyclops says that fire mares can travel a thousand leagues in a day. A league was defined as the distance a heavily armed man could travel in an hour, usually 3-4 miles (4-7 kilometers). That means fire mares can travel about 3,500 miles (5,000 km) a day, at an average speed of about 145 miles an hour (250 km/h). See more »

Goofs

When the "Fire mares" first appear they are shod, but a later close-up of their feet (with fire) shows them unshod. See more »

Quotes

The Beast: I will allow you to go wherever you please within these walls. For this is the palace from which you will rule this world and countless others. You cannot escape me. You will be my queen.
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A gem from the Fantasy Boom of the 80's
24 July 2005 | by (Scottsdale, AZ) – See all my reviews

This has always been one of my favorite movies for some reason. That doesn't necessarily mean that it's good; just that I like watching it.

I highly recommend this movie to anyone searching for a good fantasy title from the 80's. I would put "Krull" right up there with Ladyhawke, both Conan's, Willow, and the Dark Crystal.

What separates this fantasy film from the others is a plot involving a more science fiction- type element. Visitors from somewhere in space have landed on a planet named Krull to wreak havoc. After they snag up our hero, Prince Colwyn's bride-to-be, he goes on a quest to save her with the help of a star-shaped boomerang with knives called the Glaive and a band of strange characters including a cyclops and a goofy guy who can change into animals.

Good time fun worth the rental price. What else do you need here?

For film buffs, check out early performances by Liam Neeson and Robbie Coltrane.


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