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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)

Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sir Gawain
... Linet (as Cyrielle Claire)
... Humphrey
... The Green Knight
... The King
... Seneschal - Gaspar
... Oswald
... Lady of Lyonesse
... Baron Fortinbras
Wilfrid Brambell ... Porter
Bruce Lidington ... Sir Bertilak
... The Black Knight
Brian Coburn ... Friar Vosper
... Sage
... Morgan La Fay (as Emma Sutton)
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Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight. No knights stand to defend their king's honor. Except for the valiant Gawain. After being quickly knighted Gawain plays the game, but learns that it's all a trick, and he has lost. But the Green Knight shows mercy, letting Gawain grow a year older before having to face the consequences. Gawain journeys across the land, learning about life, saving damsels, and solving the Green Knight's riddle. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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Stephen Weeks had already filmed the story, titled Gawain and the Green Knight (1973). See more »

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Morgan La Fay's hairdo noticeably changes from her long shots to her close-ups. See more »

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Sir Gawain: Does your mother know you do this?
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So bad it's good!
29 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie! It's a laugh out loud, so bad it's good escape from reality. If your brain is tired of thinking, see this movie and enjoy the break.

The plot is simple and easy to follow, the acting isn't ALL that bad, the costumes are hilarious, the locations are reminiscent of a vacant lot in Pasadena.

Sure, the ending may leave you saying "huh? can I have the last couple hours back?", but you weren't expecting an academy award winner were you?

I think the highlight of this movie is Sir Gawayne's hair-do. Even the Olsen Twins would be jealous.

See this movie and laugh!


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