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Krull (1983)

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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Storyline

From the sky will come the Black Fortress. From the Fortress will come the Slayers to devour the planet of Krull. Then shall a girl of ancient name become queen...she shall choose a king...and together they shall rule the planet. And their son shall rule the galaxy. Written by Stanford Sherman

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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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Release Date:

29 July 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dragons of Krull  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$47,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,469,415, 31 July 1983

Gross USA:

$16,519,460
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(Dolby Stereo)| (Dolby 5.1)

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(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

A short behind-the-scenes promotional documentary about the making-of the film was made for television. Entitled Journey to Krull (1983) it is now available on the DVD for the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Rell is being crushed between the walls of the fortress, the walls are obviously made of soft elastic material. See more »

Quotes

Ynyr: We all risk our lives on this journey. My risk is no greater than yours.
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Referenced in Ready Player One (2018) See more »

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Much underrated gem
20 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

A much underrated gem this terrific children's fantasy picture boasts several fantastic performances from it then unknown cast, several of whom used it as a springboard to go on to become major Hollywood and TV stars later in their careers. Excellent special effects for the time in hindsight and with beautiful art direction, this film truly deserves to be dug out and dusted off and shown the respect it deserves. Admittedly the damsel in distress running away endlessly from the evil baddie is a bit tiring but the battle sequences are genuinely rousing and brilliantly directed. A true British classic!


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