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Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997)

| Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Lancelot is sent through time by Merlin to protect young Arthur before he becomes King of Camelot, but by accident, they both end up in present day world along with the villains. Only technology can help them now.

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Katherine Shelley
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Wolvencroft
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Michael Shelley
Adam Carter ...
Arthur
Jack Barrett Phelan ...
Blackpool
Robert Chapin ...
C.C. Pulitzer ...
Leonard Auclair ...
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Liz Marchall
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A.J.
Marc Hart ...
Joe
Jeff Madick ...
Ricky
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Workman
Michael Sandels ...
Man on Bench
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Merlin sends Lancelot du Lac through time in order to protect a young Arthur before he becomes king. However due to an accident Lancelot and Arthur are thrown into the future with Wolvencroft and his bodyguard Blackpool. Lancelot must team up with a writer and computer programmer in order to save the young king from Wolvencroft's schemes. Written by Gothbert <gothbert@cyberramp.net>

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Chivalry has made it to the twentieth century.

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Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Lancelot, guardián del tiempo  »

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Like A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1921), A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949), Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979), Doctor Who: Battlefield: Part One (1989), A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) and The Wonderful World of Disney: A Knight in Camelot (1998). The film is a time travel story that centers around the Legend of King Arthur. See more »

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Send Me An Angel
Performed by Scorpions
Copyright 1990
Rudolf Schenker / Klaus Meine
Pri Music (ASCAP)
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Just sometimes....what you see, really ISN'T what you get!
29 January 2006 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

How is it I ask myself, that a Z-grader like this, offering absolutely nothing innovative except maybe John Saxon prostituting his art, special fx from a bunch of six year olds with a slate-board, fully embarrassing fight-scenes, King Arthur running round like one of "The Goodies,' cringe-worthy dialog and bottom of the harbor production values, actually puts many mega-budgeted flicks to shame? I guffawed at the childish antics, shrieked with laughter at the would-be sincerity and just about called the paramedics when Lancelot swapped his trusty steed for a Mustang convertible.....but yet, I kept watching it ...and after a while I felt guilty for mentally trashing the thing, even hoping that Lance and Kate might get to share a pash or so. I was made aware of the child in me and how everything learned during adulthood counts for zilch ultimately.

Much of the complete innocence and appeal of this strangely gentle film is due to Singer's awesomely focused role as Lancelot of the Round Table displaced in time but not purpose. Surrounded by Z-grade everything - from actors to props. Singer stands unflinchingly tall and trustworthy....everything in fact that Lancelot ever represented.

To it's everlasting credit, the film offers no blood (the fight scenes are played for laughs rather than pain) not a skerrick of bad language and good of course triumphs (gently) over evil. It is a film that could cause no offense to any living person. Watching it, I was reminded very much of Shelly Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theater." If you want to laugh at this - feel free, just make sure though you're not actually laughing at yourself!


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