The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
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 Merlin (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Morgan Le Fey (2 episodes, 1998)
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 King Constant (2 episodes, 1998)
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 King Vortigern (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Mountain King (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lady of the Lake / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Nimue (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Frik (2 episodes, 1998)
Paul Curran ...
 Arthur (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Guinevere (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lancelot (2 episodes, 1998)
Mark Jax ...
 Uther (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lord Ardente (2 episodes, 1998)
Thomas Lockyer ...
 Cornwall (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Mordred (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Ambrosia (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Young Merlin (2 episodes, 1998)
Agnieszka Koson ...
 Young Nimue (2 episodes, 1998)
Emma Lewis ...
 Elissa (2 episodes, 1998)
Justin Girdler ...
 Young Galahad (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Sir Boris (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lord Leo (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Gawin (2 episodes, 1998)
Rachel de Thame ...
 Lady Igraine (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lord Lot (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Sir Hector (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Lady Elaine (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Soothsayer (2 episodes, 1998)
Robert Addie ...
 Sir Gilbert (2 episodes, 1998)
Nickolas Grace ...
 Sir Egbert (2 episodes, 1998)
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 1st Architect (2 episodes, 1998)
John Tordoff ...
 New Architect (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Father Abbot (2 episodes, 1998)
Alice Hamilton ...
 Young Morgan (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Chief Physician (2 episodes, 1998)
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 1st Physician (2 episodes, 1998)
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 2nd Physician (2 episodes, 1998)
Talula Sheppard ...
 Lady Friend (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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26 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Merlin, o magos  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Isabella Rossellini's voice was dubbed over Agnieszka Koson's for young Nimue. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Igraine is giving birth to Arthur, she has a completely flat stomach. See more »

Quotes

Nimue: To be closer to my God.
Merlin: The closer you are to him, the farther you are from me.
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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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