The myth of King Arthur brought to the screen. Uthur Pendragon is given the mystical sword Excalibur by Merlyn. At his death Uthur buries the sword into a stone, and the next man that can pull it out will be King of England. Years later Arthur, Uthur's bastard son draws Excalibur and becomes king. Arthur's evil half-sister Morgana sires a son with him, who may prove his downfall.

  1. John Boorman

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Rospo Pallenberg


  3. Thomas Malory


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Status Released

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  • April 10, 1981
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 20m

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $34,967,437.00

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