Justin and the Knights of Valour
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Sweet-natured Justin dreams of becoming a Knight just like his legendary Grandfather, Sir Roland. However Knights have been banished from the Kingdom by The Queen and replaced by Lawyers and their strict rules. But after an inspiring visit to his beloved Gran, Justin's mission becomes clear. He bids farewell to his sweetheart Lara and embarks on the ultimate quest: to train to become a Knight. Along the way he meets the beautiful, but feisty, Talia a quirky wizard called Melquiades; the handsome, but misguided, Sir Clorex and upon reaching the Tower of Wisdom is mentored by the three wise… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 8%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Predictable animated swashbuckler with a few chuckles."
‑ Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media
"Seeking to match the comic pizzazz of Shrek, Puss in Boots and Brave, Spanish-made animated adventure Justin and the Knights of Valour falls disappointingly short, despite the best efforts of a very game, mostly British voice cast."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"The frantic plot and shrill comic relief make for a disappointing dud."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"An underwhelming saga, told with the verve of a medieval video game."
‑ Siobhan Synnot, Scotsman
"A sweet-natured film that kids in the 8-12 age bracket will fall for."
‑ James Mottram, The List
"A generally dreadful, sub-par animation."
‑ Andrew Osmond, Empire Magazine
"A strong cast on paper, but you wonder if this is a collective sales pitch to make up for the lack of energy on the screen."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Mail
"It doesn't look bad, but the spark of originality and interest is lacking."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"It may have Antonio Banderas and Rupert Everett on board, but this 3D cartoon about a would-be knight is more dreck than Shrek."
‑ Neil Smith, Total Film
"This disappointing CG animation fails to capture the sense of fairytale wonder that its narrative requires."
‑ Mark Kermode, Observer [UK]
"The action is clunky, the jokes fall flat time and again, and the script tries so hard to get off the ground that you can almost feel the wind hitting you in the kisser from its frantic wing-flaps."
‑ Jayne Nelson, SFX Magazine
"If imitation is flattery, the makers of How To Train Your Dragon and the Oscar-winning Brave must never have felt flatter."
‑ Elliott Noble, Sky Movies
"Even Banderas' character feels like a cheap knock-off, who is not fit to polish the boots of Puss."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
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