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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.

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Kayley (voice)
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Kayley (singing voice)
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Garrett (voice)
Bryan White ...
Garrett (singing voice)
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Ruber (voice)
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Devon (voice)
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Cornwall (voice)
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Juliana (voice)
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Juliana (singing voice) (as Celine Dion)
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King Arthur (voice)
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King Arthur (singing voice)
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Griffin (voice)
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Bladebeak (voice)
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Lionel (voice)
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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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Garrett & Kayley: A noble warrior and a brave girl find the magical sword. See more »


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15 May 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La espada mágica: La leyenda de Camelot  »

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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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Bill Kroyer, the original Director of the film, intended to make a darker film, more faithful in tone to the original book. Following the phenomenal successes of the films of the Disney Renaissance, Warner Brothers, among many other film studios, moved into feature animation, hoping to replicate similar successes with their own animated films. At Warner Brothers' behest, the director's vision for the film was rejected, in favor of a more Disney animated musical film-style, and the film was put into production before the story was even finalized. The complex plot and dark nature of the novel, The King's Damousel, were replaced with several animation trademarks of the 1990s-era: musical numbers, a strong female heroine, a power hungry antagonist who wants to usurp the kingdom, a romantic subplot where the couple lives happily ever after, talking animal sidekicks, and family-friendly comedy gags. 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

Minion: Nothing can stop Ruber's plan to take over Camelot.
Lady Juliana: You don't know my daughter.
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Looking Through Your Eyes
Written by Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster
Produced by David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager
Performed by Andrea Corr and Bryan White
The Corrs appear courtesy of Lava Records/143 Records/Atlantic Recording Corp.
Bryan White appears courtesy of Asylum Records/Elektra Entertainment Group
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A really good flick
16 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I, personally, really enjoy Quest for Camelot. I think it has a very good plot, I love the music, the animation is pretty good, and the characters are likeable. Admittedly, it does have its flaws, and it's no Sleeping Beauty, but then again, what is?

I think many people don't give this and similar movies a chance because they're not Disney. But heck, Pocahontas was by Disney, and it sucked! So, don't judge a movie by its studio. You really should give this movie a try.


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