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Quest for Camelot (1998)

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An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit, and a goofy two-headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Director:

Frederik Du Chau

Writers:

Vera Chapman (novel), Kirk DeMicco (screenplay) (as Kirk De Micco) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessalyn Gilsig ... Kayley (voice)
Andrea Corr ... Kayley (singing voice)
Cary Elwes ... Garrett (voice)
Bryan White Bryan White ... Garrett (singing voice)
Gary Oldman ... Ruber (voice)
Eric Idle ... Devon (voice)
Don Rickles ... Cornwall (voice)
Jane Seymour ... Juliana (voice)
Céline Dion ... Juliana (singing voice) (as Celine Dion)
Pierce Brosnan ... King Arthur (voice)
Steve Perry ... King Arthur (singing voice)
Bronson Pinchot ... Griffin (voice)
Jaleel White ... Bladebeak (voice)
Gabriel Byrne ... Lionel (voice)
John Gielgud ... Merlin (voice) (as Sir John Gielgud)
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Storyline

During the times of King Arthur, the story of an adventurous brave girl, named Kayley, whose father, a Knight of the Round Table, is killed by Sir Ruber, a maniacal brute who steals Excalibur and ultimately threatens to seize King Arthur's Camelot. Kayley enlists the blind, reclusive knight-aspirant Garrett and a goofy two headed dragon to brave the Enchanted Forest and retrieve the magic sword. Their adventure is also, of course, fraught with danger. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Ruber: An evil knight gives nobility a bad name. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Michael J. Fox was considered for the role of Garrett. See more »

Goofs

When Kayley and Garrett are crossing the acid pond on the bobbing rocks in Dragon Country, they show a top view of Garrett crossing and that he only has one rock until he reaches the edge. But then they show you the front view of Garrett crossing and it shows he has several more rocks to go before the edge. See more »

Quotes

Kayley: Hey, your falcon has silver wings!
Garrett: *Really?* I'll have to take your word for it.
Kayley: Oh, no. I'm Sorry, it just means he knows where Excalibur is!
Garrett: Sure he does, in Camelot. You know, big castle, lots of flags...
Kayley: No, it's somewhere in the forest!
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Crazy Credits

In almost all prints, the 75 Years version of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment logo plays in compete silence. The On Demand print omits the logo, in order to have the opening promo offer for the movie's soundtrack, available on CD & Cassette See more »

Alternate Versions

The French track of the DVD plays "The Prayer" after "Looking Through Your Eyes" instead of "I Stand Alone" during the end credits. After "The Prayer", "I Stand Alone" does play but ends just short of the 3rd verse (the credits run out). See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

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An underrated good quality cartoon film.
30 August 2007 | by MightyzebraSee all my reviews

Genre: Cartoon, Camelot, Adventure with female knight in training.

Main characters: Kayley, Garret, Devon and Cornwall.

Actors: Lots of famous ones here! There is Cary Elwes (Garret), Eric Idle (Devon), Gary Oldman (Ruber), Jane Seymour (Juliana), Don Rickles (Cornwall), Pierce Brosnan (King Arthur), John Gielgud (Merlin).

What happens: Kayley is the daughter of Sir Lionel, one of the knights at the Round Table. The young girl dreams of following in her father's footsteps as a knight. Then, disaster strikes. Lionel is killed :-( and Kayley as well as others mourn for him. Kayley dreams on of becoming a knight...

My thoughts: This film had good potential. It had good animation, good, heartwarming songs, good characters and lots of good actors. They released it and (on IMDb especially) it sort of flopped like a deflated balloon. What happened?

Well, I don't know personally. I suppose a lot of people don't like this film for a number of reasons. Yes, the film isn't perfect, but it's CERTAINLY enjoyable and good to watch! It's also good for the children, they are likely to enjoy at least one aspect of the film and want to watch on (just like me when I was younger). They may enjoy the songs, they may enjoy the actors, they may enjoy the characters or the excitement, or they may enjoy the humour. They are most likely NOT to be disappointed.

Adults are most likely to like the actors. Monty Python fans will hopefully not be disappointed by the performance of Eric Idle. Also here is Jane Seymour (but not Henry the Eighth's wife OBVIOUSLY! :-) )

Why this film has gone down so badly is a mystery to me. I hope those of you who have never watched it before will enjoy it as much as I do.

Recommended to: Families who like cartoon films, people who like any of the actors I mentioned earlier and people who just like the sound of the film in general - enjoy! :-)


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Official Sites:

Warners

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quest for Camelot See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,041,602, 17 May 1998

Gross USA:

$22,510,798

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,510,798
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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