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Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Fantasy | June 1973 (UK)
The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

Director:

Stephen Weeks

Writers:

Philip M. Breen (screenplay) (as Philip Breen), Stephen Weeks (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Murray Head ... Gawain
Ciaran Madden ... Linet
Nigel Green ... Green Knight
Anthony Sharp ... King
Robert Hardy ... Sir Bertilak
David Leland David Leland ... Humphrey
Murray Melvin ... Seneschal
Tony Steedman ... Fortinbras
Ronald Lacey ... Oswald
Willoughby Goddard ... Knight
George Merritt ... Old Knight
Pauline Letts Pauline Letts ... Lady of Lyonesse
Richard Hurndall ... Bearded Man
Peter Copley ... Pilgrim
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Wiseman
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Storyline

The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

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Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Scancrest See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ronald Lacey, who played the character Oswald, also played the same character, also called Oswald, in Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984) which was made in 1984, and starred Miles O'Keeffe as Gawain and Sean Connery as the Green Knight, and Cyrielle Clair as Linet. Basically, it was the same movie, same actor, same director (Stephen Weeks), same role. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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Oh man... :p
23 August 2003 | by GatesofDeliriumSee all my reviews

holy boogers... heehee that was good. for those who havent seen this movie yet, you should try your best to try and dig it up if you're in need of a laugh... I cant figure out if the movie was just soooo bad that its funny.. or if it was TRYING to make fun of itself... the movie was awful, the fight scenes are ghastly, the acting is terrible, and its all in all a bad flick, though ive never enjoyed such a bad flick this much. i was laughing my head off at it, I cant get enough of it, my friends and i have a bad movie night every once in awhile, we watched texas chainsaw masacre the next generation and this. we all laughed ourselves silly. you must see this flick!!! Cheers


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