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Avalon High (2010)

A teenage girl moves to a new high school where she slowly discovers herself involved in the reincarnation of King Arthur.

Director:

Stuart Gillard

Writers:

Julie Sherman Wolfe (teleplay), Amy Talkington (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Britt Robertson ... Allie Pennington
Samuel Levi Samuel Levi ... Student
Gregg Sulkin ... Will Wagner
Joey Pollari ... Miles
Devon Graye ... Marco
Molly C. Quinn ... Jen (as Molly Quinn)
Don Lake ... Allie's Father
Chris Tavarez ... Lance Benwick
Ingrid Park ... Allie's Mother
Steve Valentine ... Mr. Moore
Anthony Ingruber ... Sean
Jordaan Tuitama Jordaan Tuitama ... Tom
Anton Tennet ... Matt
Gareth Samuels Gareth Samuels ... Wayne
Craig Hall ... Coach Barker
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Storyline

Allie Pennington, the daughter of two Knights-of-the-Round-Table scholars, begins classes at Avalon High where, new to the area, she slowly discovers herself involved in the prophecy of King Arthur's reincarnation. Her being there is no accident. The Order of the Bear, an ancient secret society awaiting Arthur's return, may be at hand, and Allie's own parents, if not members of the Order, are at least Order wannabes. Allie becomes quickly linked to two classmates: Will, the school's revered pretty-boy quarterback (whose girlfriend is having relations on the side with his best friend, and whose dark, brooding step-brother lurks about threateningly), is the most obvious Arthur candidate. Miles, the observant and witty school geek, suffers psychic flashes that always prove true and may be the reincarnation of Merlin. As the Arthur prophecy seems to indeed be unfolding before her, Allie finds herself in the protectorate role, guarding Will against the forces of Mordred who're out to ... Written by statmanjeff

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The plot of this movie differs from other King Arthur stories, as they claim that Mordred was Arthur's brother, where as most other literature state that he is Arthur's illegitimate son. See more »

Goofs

When Allie's mother drops her off on her first day at her new school the clock on the tower show 3 o'clock. This is really late in the day to start school. Also her mother says that she'll pick Allie up at 3 o'clock, so Allie should get straight back in the car. See more »

Quotes

Allie Pennington: Any chance you're getting a vision on how it goes?
Miles: Am I doubled over clutching my head in excruciating pain?
Allie Pennington: No.
Miles: Well, there you go.
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written by Jeremy Enigk, Nate Mendel and William Goldsmith
performed by The Fire Theft
Courtesy of Rykodisc
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Cute Disney channel movie with some romance and action.
24 December 2010 | by msrich393See all my reviews

I don't really watch Disney channel movies anymore but I had to watch this movie because I'm a big fan of the book.

There are a LOT of changes in the plot but I think the Disney channel transformed the story into something that most people can enjoy. The film was a little boring to me at some parts, and the plot got forced at one point.

I think if you know about King Arthur legendary or you've read the book Avalon High (by Meg Cabot) than you can understand everything and enjoy it.

The acting wasn't so bad. I think Brittany Robertson was great, she really carried the movie. She had great chemistry with Gregg Sulkin and the friendship between her and Miles (played by Joey Pollari) was very convincing.

For a Disney channel movie I think it was actually pretty good, perfect for a Netflix watch.

I'd give it 5 out of ten stars.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Avalon High See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jaffe/Braunstein Films See more »
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Color
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