Overview

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

  1. Richard Rich

    Author, Director

  2. Lloyd Alexander

    Novel

  3. Ted Berman

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Grant Bardsley

    Grant Bardsley

    Taran (voice)

  2. Susan Sheridan

    Susan Sheridan

    Eilonwy (voice)

  3. John Byner

    John Byner

    Gurgi / Doli (voice)

  4. Nigel Hawthorne

    Nigel Hawthorne

    Fflewddur Fflam (voice)

  5. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    The Horned King (voice)

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The Black Cauldron
The Black Cauldron

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 24, 1985
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $21,288,692.00

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