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Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life. Written by
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Tom Hulce, star of Amadeus, was originally intended to play the lead part of Erik. However, by the time that funding was secured, Hulce had decided to take a break from films to concentrate on his stage career. See more »
Erik runs through waist-deep water to get on shore to get the Cloak Invisible. When he arrives in Aud's bedchamber minutes later, his pants are completely dry. See more »
Erik and the men of Ravensfjord are setting off to cross the Western Ocean.
Halfdan the Black:
Lucky things! I could do with a holiday, I can tell you. All this financial work, you know... The stress really gets you.
[to his henchmen holding a prisoner]
Halfdan the Black:
Um... flay him alive, garrotte him and then behead him.
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This film is not based on the children's book "The Saga Of Erik The Viking" by Terry Jones (Although he hopes it will help the sales) See more »
Erik The Viking seems like a rather scholarly comedy. Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, seems to have done a lot of work on the history of the vikings. Jones then injects his sense of humor, which is over the top, and you have an educated comedy that only somebody familiar with Python could love.
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