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Krull (1983)

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A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

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Peter Yates
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Marshall ... Colwyn
Lysette Anthony ... Lyssa
Freddie Jones ... Ynyr
Francesca Annis ... Widow of the Web
Alun Armstrong ... Torquil
David Battley ... Ergo
Bernard Bresslaw ... Cyclops
Liam Neeson ... Kegan
John Welsh ... Seer
Graham McGrath ... Titch
Tony Church Tony Church ... Turold
Bernard Archard ... Eirig
Belinda Mayne Belinda Mayne ... Vella
Dicken Ashworth ... Bardolph
Todd Carty ... Oswyn
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Storyline

In the face of total annihilation by the omnipotent Beast's unstoppable hordes of Slayers, the young aristocrats of two hostile neighbouring nations--the brave Prince Colwyn and the fair Princess Lyssa--are about to come into union, and form an alliance against the common enemy. However, the otherworldly adversary is all-powerful, and before long, a fateful abduction will trigger a desperate quest to the evil entity's grim Black Fortress, as Colwyn and a handful of mismatched defenders are willing to dice with death to ensure the land's future. In this suicide mission, the magical, five-edged weapon known as the Glaive is their only chance of survival. Can Prince Colwyn slay the Beast, save Lyssa and Krull, the small planet in the middle of the vast galaxy? Written by Nick Riganas

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Beyond our time, beyond our universe...there is a planet besieged by alien invaders, where a young king must rescue his love from the clutches of the Beast. Or risk the death of his world. See more »


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Trivia

The Widow of the Web's aging makeup had 23 elements to apply on the actress' face, head, and body. See more »

Goofs

During the slayers' attack on the castle during the wedding, some of them are seen climbing the walls. They are obviously being pulled up by ropes as their feet and hands barely touch the walls, with insufficient contact to give them purchase on the surface. See more »

Quotes

Ynyr: We three will go on. The rest will remain here.
Ergo: We four will go on. I'm not staying behind with these criminals.
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Referenced in Welcome to Eltingville (2002) See more »

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Beyond time, beyond existence, lies the ultimate adventure
1 May 2004 | by vindicator19See all my reviews

You must see this movie. It combines classic fantasy story telling with super cool action sequences and characterization. i saw this movie in the theater back in 1983 and was blown away by it. Wonderful acting combined with excellent storytelling, combined with a cool musical score gives you a modern classic. This is the kind of fantasy movie which reminds you how powerful love is. This is a wonderful date movie to watch because it reminds us that love is the most powerful emotion and experience on the planet. Add to this wonderful mix, liam niesson who always delivers an awsome performance and you have a movie that will excite and thrill. And once you see the glave, the ultimate weapon, you'll agree with me that this movie is number one in the cool books.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Krull See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,469,415, 31 July 1983

Gross USA:

$16,916,617

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,916,617
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Stereo (Dolby Stereo)| Dolby Digital (DVD)| 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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