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King Arthur/Camelot legend comes to life again, but isn't worth the time it takes to watch. Wandering swordsman Lancelot (Gere) saves beautiful Guinevere (Ormond), soon to be Arthur's (Connery) queen, from evil renegade knight Malagant. They yearn, they gaze, they kiss--you gag. Written like a Harlequin romance, the dialogue (especially when uttered by Gere) is unintentionally funny, and the plot will cause much eye-rolling. Connery's regal (he knows his costume epics) and Ormond's lovely, but Gere is badly miscast. He offers a contemporary take on the flawed hero complete with American accent, an amazing feat in the 13th century. Big-scale battles, betrayals, passion, even Disneyland-like Camelot sets--the pieces for a tremendous epic are all here, it just doesn't work.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 134 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Romantic Triangles, Camelot (Old), Medieval Romps, Royalty, Tragedy, Big Battles, Funerals
William Nicholson
Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross, John Gielgud, Liam Cunningham, Christopher Villiers, Valentine Pelka
Adam Greenberg
Jerry Zucker
Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Zucker, Hunt Lowry, Eric Rattray, Gil Netter, Zucker Brothers Productions, Columbia Pictures

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First Knight
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marc and steve

what a pile of old wank - richard gere is clearly a cunt with extensions ans split ends how does that happen who cannot act. Sean Connery should curl over and die - scottish wanker . since when have castles looked new - fucking never !! whata load of wank as for lancealot i wish he would lance his eye out with a bluntinstrument