Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Lowe's Camelot (1960) and Walt Disney's The Sword in the Stone (1963) … Colin Firth, | Gawain and Galahad go to hunt down Morgana on Avalon, while Arthur handles unwelcome visitors in Albion. Adventure, Fantasy, Musical. Still, it’s heartening to finally see the return of Cornish to the big screen. 132 min Cornish showed off his particular skill for ensembles composed of young, unproven actors with Attack the Block; on top of that, The Kid Who Would Be King adds some large-scale action featuring fantasy monsters. Despite these objections, "King Arthur" is not a bad movie, although it could have been better. 57,107 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. | Gross: Nor is this a recent fad. There’s a fair amount of peril for Alex and company to deal with, and Cornish communicates it all cleanly and simply, never overwhelming the frame with CGI chaos. Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée. Joe Cornish’s fantasy-adventure film is a delightful, modern take on the popular “chosen one” narratives that have long dominated storytelling. Vladimir Antolek-Oresek, PG-13 Cornish makes all of the mythical parallels straightforward in case viewers don’t know of Lancelot, Kay, and Bedivere, cutting to gorgeously animated footage of classic Arthurian tales and lending the movie some sweeping Lord of the Rings–esque scale. The Swedish medieval film The Seventh Seal, a meditation on mortality that's told through a knight who challenges Death to a gam… When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw. Joseph Fiennes, Shannyn Sossamon, Votes: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain. 90 min Director: Richard Wilson, PG in Modern Culture Disney Disney has been known to take classic stories and create children's movies about them. King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit. | This is the first big kids’ movie release of the year, and it’s one that parents and kids alike are going to love. Paloma Baeza, | | Director: Ask any scholar of Arthurian literature if King Arth… | Tom Wilkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, John Gielgud, Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans. Marsha Thomason, Andy Serkis' Son Is a Modern King Arthur in 'The Kid Who Would Be King' Trailer 4:42 PM PDT 10/17/2018 by Christi Carras Louis Ashbourne Serkis is following in his father's fantastical footsteps. | The Kid Who Would Be King takes the classic Sword in the Stone story but brings it into modern day as a young British boy (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) finds himself inheriting King Arthur… Director: Stars: Stuart Gillard Julianna Margulies, Drama, Fantasy, Romance. The movie’s 21st-century Arthur is a plucky 12-year-old named Alex (played by Louis Ashbourne Serkis, the son of Andy Serkis). Charlie Hunnam, Tamsin Egerton, Vanessa Redgrave, The Kid Who Would Be King is a very modern update on the Arthurian legend of Excalibur. Sam Neill, 499,718 Action, Adventure, Romance. 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' gets modern feel, lock, stock and throne. | 109 min Stars: Stars: Nicolas Cage, Plus, Mark Twain is brilliant. | These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend. Action, Adventure, War. | Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. Just as King Arthur united his rivals, Alex finally gets his classmates on his side, and for the film’s final set piece, they all work together to defend their school against fiery beasts on horseback. Historians have thought for centuries that King Arthur was only a myth, but the legend was based on a real hero, torn between his private ambitions and his public sense of duty. Colin Morgan, Rutger Hauer, TV-PG Stars: We want to hear what you think about this article. | In The Kid Who Would Be King, Britain’s turmoil can be undone only by a youngster pulling a sword from a stone. A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Similarly, the Welsh Chronicles (written down in the 10th century) make some references to battles fought by Arthur. 30% Christian Slater, Votes: The action is only half the point, however. 34,158 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has a good idea about what it wants to be, but it isn't sure how to convince you to come along for the ride.. Stars: In recent years alone you can get versions of the story in 2004's King Arthur movie, the TV shows Merlin, Camelot and Once Upon a Time, and, weirdly, the upcoming Transformers: The Last Knight. | The Kid, which is largely a retelling of the age-old tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, doesn’t necessarily have any larger issue in mind. | Director: King Arthur (Welsh: Brenin Arthur, Cornish: Arthur Gernow, Breton: Roue Arzhur) was a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries. Terry Jones Humbert Balsan, A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history. | Directed by Guy Ritchie. | | Gross: $39.18M, Approved Stars: Tijdens de Slag bij Camlann raakt koning Arthur Ddantgwyn dodelijk gewond. With the help of Jack, ... See full summary », Stars: 5,920 $33.42M, 0 | Kevin Reynolds Alfred Molina, Action, Adventure, Family. | Eddie Murphy, List of Movies based on Arthurian legend They can be divided into several broad categories.Other Legends: Tristan legend, Sir Lancelot, Robin Hood. King Arthur learns about his wife's, Queen Guinevere, affair with Lancelot, who at the same time remains loyal to the king, particularly after Arthur's traitorous nephew Mordred commits an attempt on his life. Clive Owen, 74 min Morgan Freeman, Knights of the Round Table, a King Arthur fanfiction, Part 4. You may recall from childhood that Excalibur is a famous sword lodged in a stone. $165.50M, PG-13 ExcaliburThe most well-received of the non-parody Arthurian movies is by far the 1981 fantasy cult … Scandinavia) to do battle with evil Vikings.Round Tables: The filmmakers really force th… Only the true descendant of King Arthur can extract the sword from its rocky stronghold. Stars: | Action, Adventure, Drama. Directors: King Arthur is a 2004 historical adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni.It features an ensemble cast with Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot and Keira Knightley as Guinevere, along with Mads Mikkelsen, Joel Edgerton, Hugh Dancy, Ray Winstone, Ray Stevenson, Stephen Dillane, Stellan Skarsgård and Til Schweiger. | | Op 18 september 2014 werd Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey gecast voor de rol van Guinevere. | Filming Timeline. Directors: It isn't flat-out silly like "Troy," its actors look at home as their characters, and director Antoine Fuqua curtails the use of computer effects in the battle scenes, which involve mostly real people. White produced the modern narrative of “the once and future king” in his series of novels that have been accepted into the canon. Luc Simon, 178,071 Clint Carleton, Antoine Fuqua’s "King Arthur" (2004) shows both the risks and rewards of offering a new take on Arthur. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not. The film has a clunky and rather forced first half, as … • King Arthur by Laurence Binyon, with music by Edward Elgar (1923) What can I say? Action, Adventure, Drama. | Review: Camelot Gets a Modern-Movie, Hipster Makeover in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword May 11, 2017 – 5:00 AM – 0 Comments By Neil Pond Parade @NeilPond Keira Knightley, Stars: 101 min Jamie Campbell Bower, ziet er nogal groenig uit. David O'Hara, Votes: Alas, the list is still a little skimpy, so while I'm on the subject, I'm asking myself to why it is so hard to film a good adaptation of medieval and ancient stories. Jon Turteltaub Vincent Regan, Votes: sorry if the story is hard to follow without reading the book. King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. Lindsay Collins, Unrated Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. Stars: | Kevin Reynolds Drama, Fantasy, Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary », Stars: Verenigd Koninkrijk Actie 99 minuten geregisseerd door Antony Smith met Adam Byard, Annes Elwy en Gavin Swift Het is het jaar 520. Cherie Lunghi, Votes: | Gross: The film was released in 1975 and stars the well-known comedic group known as Monty Python: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. These kids are the knights of Alex’s modern round table (a coffee table with collapsible sides), and Mertin (who admits his name is really Merlin) begins to educate them on the forgotten enchantment of their country, whisking them to Stonehenge and the remote English coasts of Tintagel, and teaching them the basics of magic. Hough Dec 27, 2018 Let us know what you think in the comments below. Action, Adventure, Drama. | Ava Gardner, Peter Mooney, G | Samantha Mathis, PG Director: On this shaky foundation, along with a scattering of place-names and oblique references, is an entire legend based. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. | Fox releases the second trailer for The Kid Who Would Be King along with new character posters, showing that the legend of King Arthur’s “Sword in the Stone” is alive and well, and with a famous actor’s son in the lead role. Camelot , starring a young Richard Harris as the man who would be King, was adapted from the popular Broadway show and has stood the test of time, not for its original take on the Arthur myth, but for its songs. SPOILER (can you have a spoiler for a book published 126 years ago? Few historical records of Arthur remain, and there are doubts that he ever existed, but he achieved a mythological stature that gave rise to a growing literature about his life and deeds. But with the rejection of the Age of Reason and neoclassicism, and the birth of a new Romantic movement, King Arthur would come to symbolize a nobler, purer, simpler Britannia.It hearkened back to an age when chivalry and courtly love were the order of the day, and the king was a pious Christian who personally vanquished evil with lance in hand, rump in the saddle. 30% TOMATOMETER in Modern Culture Disney Disney has been known to take classic stories and create children's movies about them. As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters. $56.57M. King Arthur, Excalibur, Merlin, Lancelot, and Guinevere are stamped hard into the popular consciousness. Helena Bonham Carter, Begins roughly 7 years after the film takes place. A computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court. | David Hand 1,14 (7) 7 stemmen . TheAtlantic.com Copyright (c) 2021 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. Adventure, Fantasy, The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. John Boorman | Productie. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com. In januari 2014 werd door Warner Bros. aangekondigd dat Guy Ritchie de nieuwe King Arthurfilm zal regisseren, met de titel Knight of the Roundtable: King Arthur.Op 27 augustus 2014 werd bekendgemaakt dat de rol van King Arthur wordt toegewezen aan Charlie Hunnam. Cornish is trying to push back against the familiar beats of those stories, while borrowing from an even more primal part of the Arthurian narrative—the strength of community and the power one draws from bridging gaps. Arthur and his knights have shaped the modern representation of modern heroes. Accompanied by his only friend, Bedders (Dean Chaumoo), an adorably squeaky sidekick who encourages all of these heroic fantasies, Alex realizes it’s up to him to save the day and knit Britain back together. The movie’s 21st-century Arthur is a plucky 12-year-old named Alex (played by Louis Ashbourne Serkis, the son of Andy Serkis). True story. Richard Harris, Feb. 13 (UPI) --A24 is giving a glimpse of its new movie The Green Knight.The studio shared a teaser trailer for the medieval fantasy film Thursday featuring Dev Patel as … Richard Thorpe | Anne Crawford, PG | Gross: | Gross: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy. The film hums with energy anytime Merlin is on-screen, but even when it’s in the hands of its very sweet preteen ensemble, it’s a lively watch. At the beginning of The Kid Who Would Be King, Britain is inexorably divided. I’m a sucker for the classics. Cameron Diaz, Despite these objections, "King Arthur" is not a bad movie, although it could have been better. Drama, Fantasy, History. | Frederik Du Chau What has sown such chaos in the country? Joshua Logan But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not. Bradley James, Mike Myers, If you do, then you will find the film “King Arthur” to be just as unhistorical as “The First Knight'', or perhaps more so. Director: 15,035 Animation, Adventure, Comedy. Rickie Sorensen, $320.71M, Not Rated With Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou. Directed by Guy Ritchie. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit. It’s not often that a medieval film with a high rating is also a comedy, but Monty Python and the Holy Grail breaks all the rules. | Gross: | | If those names seem familiar, they’re supposed to, as is that of the gawky new student Mertin (Angus Imrie), who arrives at Alex’s school out of nowhere and offers to teach the boy how to be a proper king. | The modern interpretation of King Arthur will entertain young viewers, eager to follow a story that doesn’t require Merlin’s magic to see where it’s headed. Raman Hui Joan Allen, Cary Elwes, Jude Law, It’s unclear, but the newspaper headlines scream about war, impending catastrophe, and a future even more doomed than the present. The gory, live-action Cursed is focused around the mythical Nimue. | MODERN DAY KING ARTHUR: Bullied British schoolboy Alex Elliot (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) finds a sword in a boulder and yanks it out to embrace his destiny and join his friends in a fight against evil in “The Kid Who Would Be King.” (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) By Kam Williams Drama, Family, Fantasy. By Q.V. | Gross: A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. Sebastian Cabot, Eric Idle, Squire Valiant, masquerading as Sir Gawain, must retrieve King Arthur’s sword Excalibur from Vikings led by an exiled Morgan le Fay.Grails: No Grail quest here, everyone’s too busy journeying to Thule (a.k.a. Michael York, | | | Gross: Director: James Franco, TV-PG 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' gets modern feel, lock, stock and throne. | Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart. Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Anne Crawford Votes: 3,250 5. $51.88M, PG-13 $34.97M, PG-13 Misschien dan wat kritische noten over het beeld. Stars: What is the background to the King Arthur uit 2004 gaf ik nog een dikke 5 punten. ): I love how Hank is a modern man in an ancient time, but … Director: Morte de Arthur segment where Arthurs knights go to kill Guinevere and Lancelot. 140 min Imrie is the film’s biggest discovery: The 24-year-old actor, who’s known for his stage and radio work, inhabits his iconic mentor role with unique flair. | Gross: 45 min Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, $63.15M, TV-G | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword piles mounds of modern action flash on an age-old tale -- and wipes out much of what made it a classic story in the first place. Reluctantly designated as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away, Shrek hatches a plan to install the rebellious Artie as the new king while Princess Fiona tries to fend off a coup d'état by the jilted Prince Charming. Would that it were so simple. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. | | $1.23M, 85 min Franco Nero, The King Arthur movies just keep on coming. Ioan Gruffudd, Votes: Samuel Levi, Maar deze King Arthur gaat werkelijk nergens over. 182 min Robert Taylor, Stars: John Cleese, King Arthur How does this story seem to fit with what we already read? | Categories: Action Aventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Disney TV Movies. Director: | Martin Lawrence, Directed by Jason Winer. What is the background to the An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. | Gross: King Arthur's messianic return is an aspect of the legend of King Arthur, the mythical 6th-century British king. Clyde Geronimi, Jessalyn Gilsig, It’s a film that somehow takes one of the oldest “chosen one” narratives around—the story of King Arthur—and finds something fresh in its tale of heroism. Simon Fenton, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. Directors: | | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings one of the oldest “chosen one” narratives around. Recent years have witnessed the 2008 BBC series Merlin, 2007's Colin Firth blockbuster The Last Legion and 2004's King Arthur, starring Keira Knightley and Clive Owen. $31.10M, G | Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, About a year and a half ago there was “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” with Charlie Hunnam in the role. $5.93M, TV-MA 85 min Laura Duke Condominas, The movie’s 21st-century Arthur is a plucky 12-year-old named Alex (played by Louis Ashbourne Serkis, the son of Andy Serkis). 95 min Have you ever heard of the Disney movie "The Sword and the Stone?" King Arthur: Excalibur Rising (2017) mijn stem. | Stephen Dillane, Jennifer Calvert, Terry Gilliam, Votes: Mel Ferrer, Director: Action, Drama, Romance. Kevin Costner, 93 min 89,414 Legendary wizard Merlin tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. With Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou. | John Hurt, On or about July 29, 2019, the film was in Development status. Britt Robertson, Bryan White, Votes: 191,310 45 min 50,462 | Gross: