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Arthur the King (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery  -  26 April 1985 (USA)
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Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »

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Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden love, revenge, family rivalry, and magic are all prominent themes. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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On the shortlist for King Arthur were Robin Ellis, Michael Pennington, Malcolm Stoddard and Roy Marsden. See more »

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Throw this one back into the lake!
13 July 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Probably the worst movie ever inspired by or blamed on Arthurian myth, this features some talented actors struggling valiantly with terrible miscasting (only Dyan Cannon as an American tourist seems comfortable in her role) and an awful script. The sets look cheap and stagey, and the only entertaining thing about the whole film is how laughably bad the special effects are. This is so utterly without redeeming features that I can't recommend this to anyone - fantasy fans, fans of any of the actors, not even lovers of bad movies.


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