Krull (1983)

At a time that belongs to neither the past nor the future, the planet of Krull...a world peopled by creatures of myth and magic...faces annihilation. Slayers, alien beings commanded by the seemingly omnipotent Beast, are everywhere, and… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 29, 1983
DVD Release Date: April 3, 2001
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Vaux

You enjoy it for that long-ago ten-year-old who remembers how great it seemed.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum


Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Deserves a bigger cult following than it has.

Fernando F. Croce

Despite the heaps of '80s hair and the special-effect sparks added to the clanking of swords, this is richer stuff than anything by Lucas before it, or Peter Jackson after it.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

dark and creepy

Scott Weinberg

A real treat for fans of the quest genre.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

The only real fun comes from guessing which cinematic predecessor it'll rip off next.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Pretty dumb, although the glass spider is cool...

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Dean King
Before Lord of the Rings this was the closest you got to a fantasy/action epic. Had good SFX for the time of filming '83! Featuring a young Robbie Coltrane… More
Tim Salmons
Cheesy but appealing. I enjoyed it, but I can't say it's the best thing I've ever seen. lol
Phil Hubbs
Coming off the back of the massive [b]massive[/b] [i]Star Wars[/i] hype train was this transatlantic cult, a blend of classic fairytale fantasy and good old… More
James Alvarez
When I was younger I loved this movie. damn you nostalgia!
Christian C
Having revisited this film more than 30 years since I last saw it as a boy, I enjoyed "Krull" even more that I did then. The special effects are… More
Daniel Hetteix
A quintessential 1980's fantasy film. The film quite simply contains every important epic storybook fantasy trope, and blends it into a charmingly campy… More