The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
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1998  
Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 19 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 Merlin (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Morgan Le Fey (3 episodes, 1998)
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 King Constant (3 episodes, 1998)
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 King Vortigern (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Mountain King (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Lady of the Lake / ... (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Frik (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Vortigern's Guard (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Guinevere (2 episodes, 1998)
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The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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The most magical adventure of all time. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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26 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Merlin, o magos  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Billie Whitelaw, playing Ambrosia who raises young Merlin, also starred in The Omen as nanny to young Damien, who grew up to be played by Sam Neill in the third of The Omen trilogy, The Final Conflict. See more »

Goofs

Although clothes, architecture, etc. heavily imply a barely post-Roman (5th-6th centuries AD) setting, characters still use the terms England and Normandy, which aren't recorded before the 9th century. It would be more appropiate to refer to them respectively as Britain and Armorica or variations thereof. See more »

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Merlin: Thank you my old friend, for everything.
Frik: Oh, no need to thank me. I just love happy endings.
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Followed by Merlin's Apprentice (2006) See more »

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Pretty stinking cool!
24 April 2000 | by (Take a guess.) – See all my reviews

This movie rules! I don't know how many times I've seen it, but it has to be over 30. I think all of us fans should get together and start a cult like Rocky Horror, for this film! I love the graphics for this movie, and Miranda Richardson, who I normally try to avoid when it comes to movies, was absolutely wonderful, and Martin Short was cool. Anyone who is in to fantasy movies should see it.


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