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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

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}

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Taglines:

Garrett & Kayley: A noble warrior and a brave girl find the magical sword. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Warners

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La espada mágica: La leyenda de 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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,717,758, 9 August 1998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,400,000, 18 October 1998
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An aspect of this movie, that makes it unique, is having a major character that is that one of the major characters in the story is not only blind, but even as the story unfolds, and he becomes one of the heroes of the story, he remains blind. They opted to not revert to what so many others have done, and have his sight restored through some sort of "magic" or convoluted storyline, that would automatically restore his sight, so that in the end, the two heroes ride off together, presumably in love with each other just as they were. See more »

Goofs

When Garrett is crossing the acid lake he gets almost to the end. However when Kayliegh tells him to hurry, the shot goes back and it shows him back at the start. See more »

Quotes

Ruber: Panic sweeps across the land.
Gryphon: Precisely.
Ruber: My plan is perfect.
Gryphon: Precisely.
Ruber: Without the sword, Arthur is vulnerable.
Gryphon: Precisely.
Ruber: And now Excalibur is mine.
Gryphon: Eh... here's where we enter a grey area.
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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

References Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

The Prayer/La Preghiera
Written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster
Lyrics (Italian translation) by Tony Renis (uncredited) and Alberto Testa (uncredited)
Produced by David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager
Co-produced by Tony Renis
Recorded and mixed by Humberto Gatica
Performed by Andrea Bocelli
Courtesy of Insieme Srl/Sugar-Italy
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I love this movie
19 January 2011 | by magandthebeastSee all my reviews

This movie was one of my favorites when I was a kid and still is. I love the music, the story, and the animation. It's very entertaining and cute! Don't know why people give it such bad reviews. It may be a little corny, but it's a kids movie and they all are to a degree. The cast is amazing, and the music is very catchy (I still have the songs on my iPod). The forest is very creatively depicted, and the funny parts are cute. It's not a movie that you're supposed to take seriously. It's very sweet! I bought it on DVD and my friends and I watch it together and reminisce about our childhoods. I highly recommend it! It's got the whole adventure element without being super romantic like most other cartoons, which is refreshing and part of the reason why I like it so much. It's great to show to kids, and I think it's a very cute little movie.


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