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A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

A Little League player is sent back into medieval times where he is given the task of saving Camelot.

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Michael Gottlieb
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Calvin Fuller
Joss Ackland ... King Arthur
Art Malik ... Lord Belasco
Paloma Baeza ... Princess Katey
Kate Winslet ... Princess Sarah
Daniel Craig ... Master Kane
David Tysall David Tysall ... Ratan
Ron Moody ... Merlin
Barry Stanton ... Blacksmith
Michael Mehlmann ... Shop Owner (as Michael Mehlnan)
Melanie Oettinger Melanie Oettinger ... Peasant Woman
Rebecca Denton Rebecca Denton ... Washer Woman
Michael Kelly Michael Kelly ... Apprentice
Louise Rosner Louise Rosner ... Lady in Waiting
Paul Rosner Paul Rosner ... Peasant Boy
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Storyline

Young Calvin Fuller is pulled into King Arthur's court by Merlin. His mission: to save Camelot. To do this he must overcome the villain known as Lord Belascoe, train to become a knight, and rescue the Princess Katherine, who has fallen in love with him. Ultimately, He must help Arthur regain his confidence before he can go home. Written by Kevin Modglin <kevin615@delphi.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild adventure action and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Hungary | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en la corte del rey Arturo See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,315,310, 13 August 1995

Gross USA:

$13,406,717
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Since its release, Kate Winslet and Daniel Craig have become major superstars in Hollywoood. See more »

Quotes

Calvin Fuller: Let's boogey.
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Unidentified Flying Oddball (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

THIRD EYE
Performed by Feel
Courtesy of Red Engine Music (ASCAP)
Copyright (c) 1994
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Dissect and find more than the obvious
2 April 2005 | by AskewNerdSee all my reviews

It sounds stupid to try and dissect a film like this that was made for pure amusement of children and families alike. But, it's not at all unreasonable. Sure it's quirky, stupid, and laughable. But, the manufactured King Arthur's Court supplies the setting for a young man's triumph over his battle with his own self esteem and lack of dignity. In an our era where we would call Calvin (Nichols) a geek, dweeb, etc. But, when he is transformed into another world where he is feared, respected, and set on a high honor for his vi rage of instruments, (Rollerblades, Mad Dog Bubblegum, Rock N Roll) and his curious language (cool is hot?). But, in the end he comes to grips with reality, and with himself. He comes to realize that he is more than what people may think of him. He gains courage and self respect. Now, even if that is done in a pop culture/bubble gum sort of way, it should be respected.

Plus Kate Winslet looks just as hot now as she did ten years ago.


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