Excalibur

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • R
  • Action, Fantasy

EXCALIBUR is a grand, clanky, brooding fantasy following Arthurian legend from the young king's anonymous background to his rise as ruler of ancient Britain. Nigel Terry is excellent as a naive, altruistic Arthur; Nicol Williamson camps it up amusingly as Merlin; Guenevere (Cherie Lunghi) and Lancelot (Nicholas Clay) provide a couple of steamy moments. Excessive...read more

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: R
  • Review: EXCALIBUR is a grand, clanky, brooding fantasy following Arthurian legend from the young king's anonymous background to his rise as ruler of ancient Britain. Nigel Terry is excellent as a naive, altruistic Arthur; Nicol Williamson camps it up amusingly as… (more)

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