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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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Morgan Le Fay: And it is this manliness which will be his undoing. Manliness is a complex mixture: stupidity, courage and persistence. A potion I've not been able to find for you.
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Classic Fantasy at it's best
15 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, I maybe the only one to say this, but this was a great movie for it's time. It's a great Classic movie in my opinion. I've watched this movie since I first saw it on TV in 1985. I copied it with our first VCR at that time, and have since worn out that tape from watching it. Since then I have had two other copies of this movie. I think I've watched it about 30-40 times and shown it to countless friends, who agree that it was well done considering that it was made in the 80's. But, it goes to prove that the classics do live on with those who love them. I have to admit though that some will like the movie and others will hate it because they think it's to old and out dated. But, for those who like Arthurian stories it's good and also different. I have always thought this movies was better than Excalibur by far. I became a big fan of Malcolm MacDowell after I first saw this movie. The only problem that I had with it was the actress who played Guinavere was really not that good of an actress in my eyes. She didn't seem real to me at all. Ah, but Rupert Everette as Lancelot, was hot!


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