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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 12 May 2017 (USA)
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Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

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Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

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Raised on the streets. Born to be king. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some suggestive content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur  »

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$175,000,000 (estimated)

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€709,837 (Italy) (14 May 2017)

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$39,175,066 (USA)
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Mikael Persbrandt dropped out of the long-running "Beck" series, which made him a star in Sweden, to appear in this film. See more »

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In the beginning of the film, young Arthur and Catia (the daughter of Vortigern) are relatively the same age (both appear as young children in the beginning of the film - aged 2). After the characters "age" that there is a rather large age gap in age, while Catia only appears to have aged ten/fifteen years, Arthur appears to have aged twenty or more years in the same amount of time. But he has had a rough, hard scrabble life which can be said to have aged him prematurely. See more »

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The Mage: You know what we have to do. In order for him to control Excalibur, he needs to go to the Darklands.
Bedivere: That's not happening.
Bedivere: ...Welcome to the Darklands...
The Mage: He needs to take the sword to the tower.
Bedivere: Give me another way.
The Mage: There is no other way. And he has to go alone.
Bedivere: He can't survive the Darklands alone!
The Mage: You don't want all of him to survive, that's the point. You have to break his old self completely, wear him down. You want him to think big? Give him something big to think about.
Bedivere: You're playing ...
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Character driven with a tad of razzle dazzle
10 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

After reading a few 'critic' reviews I felt inspired to write a review of my own.

People going into this movie shouldn't be expecting something similar to the King Arthur films they're accustomed to. Guy Ritchie took the King Arthur character that everyone knows and turned him into someone like-able. This is the definitive King Arthur movie for a couple of reasons.

The story isn't dense and boring. It focuses on a concise narrative which doesn't spoon feed history or plot details to a viewer. The story is happening through the characters, as it should in any good movie.

Camera movement is fresh and provokes adrenaline. It's hard to look away.

Something to consider. this is the first movie in a planned MCU like universe. Not a standalone movie.

Bottom line - Go see this movie for yourself, if you're someone who loves looking at reviews. You can safely disregard them in this case.


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