5.3/10
1,916
44 user 4 critic

Merlin's Apprentice 

Trailer
2:14 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2006  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Merlin (1998)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life no one knows the secrets of his death. But all is about to change. In 1922 Cairo, ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jonathan Hyde, Leonor Varela
Earthsea (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Fantasy | Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known. When the young wizard Ged discovers that he possesses infinite magical powers... See full summary »

Stars: Sebastian Roché, Chris Gauthier, Jennifer Calvert
Camelot (2011)
Drama | Fantasy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When King Uther dies and Britain faces chaos, Merlin presents an unknown named Arthur as the new king by birthright, as the late king's son, against the ambitious desires of his half-sister, Morgan.

Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower, Tamsin Egerton
Blackbeard (TV Mini-Series 2006)
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In 1717, Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard is sent to the West Indies on a secret mission to destroy notorious pirate ship The Queen Anne's Revenge and its crew.

Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Mark Umbers, Richard Chamberlain
The Adventures of Sinbad (1996–1998)
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The Adventures of Sindbad across the seven seas in a brand new version. Sindbad and his shipmates encounter a numerous strange and dangerous situations on their journey but they always find... See full summary »

Stars: Zen Gesner, George Buza, Tim Progosh
The Odyssey (1997)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The warrior King Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini
Merlin (2008–2012)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend.

Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James
Merlin: Secrets & Magic (TV Series 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Merlin: Secrets and Magic is a BBC separate specially-filmed documentary series that compliments British fantasy drama television show, Merlin. It offers a backstage footage, production ... See full summary »

Stars: Greg James, Bradley James, Katie McGrath
Moonlight (2007–2008)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman.

Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Sophia Myles, Jason Dohring
Highlander (1992–1998)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.

Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.

Director: Luc Besson
Stars: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
John Reardon ...  Jack 2 episodes, 2006
Jennifer Calvert ...  Mistress Deborah 2 episodes, 2006
Clint Carleton ...  Swimming Knight 2 episodes, 2006
Lindsay Collins ...  Captive Woman 2 episodes, 2006
Garvin Cross ...  Colin 2 episodes, 2006
Michael Daingerfield ...  Pig 2 episodes, 2006
Duncan Fraser ...  Sir Thomas 2 episodes, 2006
Gertie Gertie ...  Pig 2 episodes, 2006
Mark Gibbon ...  Gare 2 episodes, 2006
Teach Grant ...  Stromnian 2 episodes, 2006
Mackenzie Gray ...  One-Eye 2 episodes, 2006
Jeremy Guilbaut ...  William 2 episodes, 2006
Andrew Jackson ...  Master Burton 2 episodes, 2006
Christopher Jacot ...  Graham 2 episodes, 2006
Woody Jeffreys ...  Arthur 2 episodes, 2006
Alexander Kalugin Alexander Kalugin ...  Rauskaug 2 episodes, 2006
Andrew Kavadas ...  King Griffyth 2 episodes, 2006
Jessica King Jessica King ...  Young Yvonne 2 episodes, 2006
Gary Lauder Gary Lauder ...  Hugh 2 episodes, 2006
Tegan Moss ...  Yvonne 2 episodes, 2006
Sam Neill ...  Merlin 2 episodes, 2006
David Nykl ...  Brianna's Father 2 episodes, 2006
Brenna O'Brien ...  Young Brianna 2 episodes, 2006
Meghan Ory ...  Brianna 2 episodes, 2006
Louis Plottel Louis Plottel ...  Young Boy 2 episodes, 2006
Linda Quibell Linda Quibell ...  Somber Woman 2 episodes, 2006
Sabine Raskin Sabine Raskin ...  Youngest Yvonne 2 episodes, 2006
Miranda Richardson ...  Lady of the Lake 2 episodes, 2006
Garwin Sanford ...  Weston 2 episodes, 2006
Darren Shahlavi ...  Chester 2 episodes, 2006
Evan Smith Evan Smith ...  Young Jack 2 episodes, 2006
Connor Stanhope ...  Young Arthur 2 episodes, 2006
Mike Wasko Mike Wasko ...  Scribe 2 episodes, 2006
Chris Woodcock Chris Woodcock ...  Innkeeper 2 episodes, 2006
Edit

Storyline

The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly magic, the fight against unknown dangers begins-to find the Grail, restore it to its rightful place, and bring Camelot back to its glory days. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The search for the Holy Grail.

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Hallmark Entertainment

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Merlin's Apprentice See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Second time Sam Neill has played Merlin in a TV mini-series. The first was in Merlin (1998). See more »

Goofs

A jet trail is visible in the sky in one of the Camelot encampment scenes in the forest. It is gone in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Graham: [Angrily after pulling Jack out of the water] No magic! Do you understand?
Jack: [coughing] You're safe... I'm too hungover...
See more »

Connections

Follows Merlin (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Long, Boring, Confused and Corny
1 February 2008 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

After sleeping for fifty years, the enchanter Merlin (Sam Neil) awakes weak and returns to the decadent Camelot, where he finds that the Holy Grail has vanished. With the kingdom under siege by the savage Rauskaug (Alexander Kalugin) that is helped by the evil sorceress Lady of the Lake (Miranda Richardson), Merlin seeks help with the thief and aspirant sorcerer Jack (John Reardon) to find the protection of the Holy Grail. However, he realizes that corruption has doomed Camelot.

I love movies about King Arthur, Merlin, the Holy Grail and the Knights of the Round Table. I tried to like "Merlin's Apprentice", but unfortunately it is long, boring, confused and corny. The screenplay shows a messy and silly story with many characters, but most of them are not well developed. Due to the restrained budget, the battle scenes are very weak and the scenes supposed to be funny are not. I loved the beauty of the actress Meghan Ory that I have seen for the first time, but her character Brianna should have been better developed and resolved. I did not like the performances of Christopher Jacot, Sam Neil, Miranda Richardson and Duncan Fraser. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "O Aprendiz de Merlin" ("Merlin's Apprentice")


15 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 44 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Had 'No Expectations' for Emmys

"Fleabag" had a huge night at the Emmys, winning four awards including Outstanding Comedy Series. The creator and cast shared their feelings on the big night and the power of love.

Watch now

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed