The Mists of Avalon
The Mists of Avalon (2001)

Based on the best-selling novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley, this made-for-cable fantasy epic examines the legend of King Arthur and Camelot from the perspective of the women who manipulated the reigns of power. As the citizens of the British… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 15, 2001
DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

Marion Zimmer Bradley's source novel... deserved a rousing triumph of an adaptation, not the well-meaning, slightly dull yawn that it got instead.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

the spirit of the story remains sturdy, even if some intriguing details and characters had to be sacrificed for the sake of time.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

As a fantasy, The Mists of Avalon lacks the fantastic, as a war film it lacks compelling battle scenes, and as a romance, it lacks, er, romance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Oooooh love a good movie about Camelot!! This version is a "dark" one, and very different than I am used to. I guess that it doesn't matter to… More
Dannielle Albert
I was about to say that this is the most sick, twisted, disgusting story I've ever heard of... but then I did some research on other Arthurian lore and… More
Dean McKenna
Sterling performances with Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen and Anjelica Huston in this long TV movie which retells the Arthurian legend from the perspective of… More
Jeffrey Meyers
Perhaps the most unique take on the Arthurian legend, The Mists of Avalon is a well executed miniseries/film that features generally strong performances, a… More
Ginny  X
Love Merlin and all those stories that have to do with Camelot? <br><br><i>"Most of what you think you know about Camelot, Gwenhwyfar,… More
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