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Summary The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table receives its most impressive screen treatment in Excalibur. All the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic Le Morte Darthur are here: Arthur (Nigel Terry) removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; the Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; the heroic attempts to rec...

Excalibur
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 10 Critic Reviews
56
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
7.8
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Summary The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table receives its most impressive screen treatment in Excalibur. All the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic Le Morte Darthur are here: Arthur (Nigel Terry) removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; the Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; the heroic attempts to rec...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 10 Critic Reviews
56
30% Positive
3 Reviews
70% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 10 Critic Reviews
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30% Positive
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70% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
7.8
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13% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
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Production Company Cinema '84, Orion Pictures
Release Date Apr 10, 1981
Duration 2 h 20 m
Rating R
Tagline No mortal could possess it! No kingdom could command it!
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations
Cannes Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations