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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  11 August 1995 (USA)
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Young Calvin Fuller is pulled into King Arthur's court by Merlin. His mission: to save Camelot. To do this he must overcome the villain known as Lord Belascoe, train to become a knight, and... See full summary »

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Lord Belasco
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Princess Katey
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Master Kane
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Barry Stanton ...
Blacksmith
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Shop Owner (as Michael Mehlnan)
Melanie Oettinger ...
Peasant Woman
Rebecca Denton ...
Washer Woman
Michael Kelly ...
Apprentice
Louise Rosner ...
Lady in Waiting
Paul Rosner ...
Peasant Boy
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Storyline

Young Calvin Fuller is pulled into King Arthur's court by Merlin. His mission: to save Camelot. To do this he must overcome the villain known as Lord Belascoe, train to become a knight, and rescue the Princess Katherine whom he has fallen in love with him. Ultimately, He must help Arthur regain his confidence before he can go home. Written by Kevin Modglin <kevin615@delphi.com>

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Rated PG for mild adventure action and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Aventuras en la corte del rey Arturo  »

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$13,406,717 (USA)
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Kate Winslet was reportedly told to lose weight for her role and became sick as a result. See more »

Quotes

Head Guard: No, I'm afraid Rock n' Roll will not work this time.
Calvin Fuller: You're wrong.
[He takes out the disc man]
Calvin Fuller: It is the great equalizer.
[He unleashes a red beam from the disc man on the head guard, causing him to fall off from the back side of the castle]
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THIRD EYE
Performed by Feel
Courtesy of Red Engine Music (ASCAP)
Copyright (c) 1994
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Dissect and find more than the obvious
2 April 2005 | by (Middle of nowhere, South Dakota) – See all my reviews

It sounds stupid to try and dissect a film like this that was made for pure amusement of children and families alike. But, it's not at all unreasonable. Sure it's quirky, stupid, and laughable. But, the manufactured King Arthur's Court supplies the setting for a young man's triumph over his battle with his own self esteem and lack of dignity. In an our era where we would call Calvin (Nichols) a geek, dweeb, etc. But, when he is transformed into another world where he is feared, respected, and set on a high honor for his vi rage of instruments, (Rollerblades, Mad Dog Bubblegum, Rock N Roll) and his curious language (cool is hot?). But, in the end he comes to grips with reality, and with himself. He comes to realize that he is more than what people may think of him. He gains courage and self respect. Now, even if that is done in a pop culture/bubble gum sort of way, it should be respected.

Plus Kate Winslet looks just as hot now as she did ten years ago.


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