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Krull (1983)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  29 July 1983 (USA)
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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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Lyssa
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Widow of the Web
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David Battley ...
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John Welsh ...
Seer
Graham McGrath ...
Tony Church ...
Bernard Archard ...
Belinda Mayne ...
Vella
Dicken Ashworth ...
Bardolph
Todd Carty ...
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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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fortress | planet | rescue | monster | king | See All (98) »

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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Dolby Stereo)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There is a real-life "Glaive" weapon but it is different to the fictional one seen in the movie. The European pole-arm weapon has only one single-edged blade (instead of five for the film one) on the tip of a pole and it has been likened to a Chinese Guandao or Japanese Naginata. See more »

Goofs

When Colwyn and his allies see the Black Fortress they intend to attack he says, "It's almost dawn - we must get inside before the twin suns rise!" But the sky is blue with white clouds. When they then ride up to the fortress, it repeatedly alternates between twilight and daylight. See more »

Quotes

Ynyr: The beast has many weapons. This was one of them. A changeling.
[Looks at Rell]
Ynyr: How did you know?
Rell the Cyclops: I found the seer's body in the quicksand.
Prince Colwyn: He gave his life for us.
Titch: He was my only family.
Prince Colwyn: We're your family now.
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Referenced in Dark City (1998) See more »

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Much underrated gem
20 January 2004 | by (London, UK) – 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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