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What are the best King Arthur movies?

The legends of King Arthur is probably one of the popular medieval figures of our generation. The head of the kingdom of Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table have spawned countless movie adaptations through the years so join us as we name some of the best King Arthur movies in the list below.

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  1. 1Camelot

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    Camelot is a 1967 adventure fantasy film starring Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, and Franco Nero. It tells the tale of King Arthur and his wife to be, Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot as well a plot to usurp the throne, all threatening Arthur and the Round Table.

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  1. 2Excalibur

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    The legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table receives its most impressive screen treatment in Excalibur, The film was released on April 10, 1981, and it features Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, and more. 

  2. 3Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a comedy movie by the British comedy troupe, Monty Python. Directed by fellow Monty Python members, Terry Gilliam, and Terry Jones, the movie is a humorous retelling of King Arthur stories.

  1. 4Sword in the Stone

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    The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 animated movie starring Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, and Karl Swenson. A poor boy named Arthur learns important lessons with the help of a wizard called Merlin, setting him on a path to become one of the most beloved English kings.

  2. 5First Knight

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    First Knight is a 1995 adventure-romance film starring Sean Connery, Richard Gere, and Julia Ormond. A warlord aims to take the throne from King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table all while a forbidden romance is developing between Guinevere and Sir Lancelot.

  3. 6Knights of the Round Table

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    Knights of the Round Table is a 1953 action drama film starring Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, and Mel Ferrer. An adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere is transpiring and is a fact that enemies are willing to exploit and threaten King Arthur's rule.

  4. 7Sword of the Valiant

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    Sword of the Valiant is a 1984 fantasy adventure film starring Miles O'Keeffe, Cyrielle Clair, and Leigh Lawson. It tells the story of Gawain, a young squire in King Arthur's court who loses in a battle against the Green Knight and ventures to learn about knighthood and face him again.

  5. 8King Arthur

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    King Arthur is an action-adventure movie that came out in 2004 that starred Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, and Keira Knightley. The film tries to take a different approach telling the story of King Arthur and the Knight of the Round table and demystify the myth.

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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "This king arthur film came out decades ago and is an animated film but despite this, it has been one of the best adaptations I've seen of arthur that is set in his youth. An endearing film that you can watch with your family."
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    Sword in the Stone
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "What makes this one of the best king arthur movies is that it managed to chronicle all the major and important parts of arthur's story from the knight of the round table to his love triangle with guinevere and lancelot."
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    Knights of the Round Table
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "This is one of the best king arthur movies that I have seen yet, doing away with the magical elements of the story in favor of a more grounded and relatable take on the arthurian legend."
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    First Knight
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "It's long, very arthurian, and quite possibly one of the best king arthur movies to have ever come out. It can be a bit slow at times but it has quite a deep story to tell."
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    Excalibur
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "While this is not an accurate depiction of king arthur's story, it does represent itself as one of the best parodies of it, providing lots of laughs and memorable dialogue."
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "There's plenty of magic and action here to satisfy even the casual viewer and it might one of the best adaptions of gawain and the green knight on film."
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    Sword of the Valiant
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "One of the best king arthur movies also happens to be a musical with a dash of humor on top. It's a great adaptation nonetheless and you should see it."
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    Camelot
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    Anonymous
    October 16, 2019
    "A dark and gritty attempt to reinvigorate the arthurian legend and probably one of the most realistic take on his story."
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    King Arthur
This list is about What are the best King Arthur movies
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1CamelotMovies 19 Paid
2ExcaliburMovies 11 Paid
3Monty Python and the Holy GrailMovies 7 Paid
4Sword in the StoneMovies 3 Paid
5First KnightMovies 3 Paid
6Knights of the Round TableMovies 2 Paid
7Sword of the ValiantMovies 2 Paid
8King ArthurMovies 1 Paid
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