Warner Bros. (1981)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
In Collection
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2 hr 20 mins USA / English
Blu-ray Disc  Region 1   R (Restricted)
Helen Mirren Morgana
Nigel Terry King Arthur
Nicholas Clay Lancelot
Cherie Lunghi Guenevere
Nicol Williamson Merlin
Paul Geoffrey Perceval
Robert Addie Mordred
Gabriel Byrne Uther Pendragon
Liam Neeson Gawain
Keith Buckley Uryens
Corin Redgrave Cornwall
Katrine Boorman Igrayne
Niall O'Brien Kay
Patrick Stewart Leondegrance
Clive Swift Ector
John Boorman
Producer John Boorman
Michael Dryhurst
Writer John Boorman
Thomas Malory
Cinematography Alex Thomson
Musician Trevor Jones

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.
Edition Details
Edition 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray Edition
Release Date 3/8/2011
Packaging HD Case
Screen Ratio Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Subtitles English; French; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Mono [French]
Dolby Digital Mono [Spanish]
DTS [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 1

•Commentary by director John Boorman