A Kid in King Arthur's Court1995
A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
Critic Consensus: Disappointing even by the relaxed standards of live-action children's entertainment, A Kid in King Arthur's Court stands as a rare near-total misfire from Disney.
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as King Arthur
as Lord Belasco
as Princess Katey
as Princess Sarah
as Master Kane
as Shop Owner
as Peasant Woman
as Washer Woman
as Peasant Boy
as Head Guard
as Ricky Baker
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Critic Reviews for A Kid in King Arthur's Court
Sitting through it, I found myself shuddering at what Disney may have in store for next summer.
It is numbingly bland, homogenized and deflated by an utter lack of original wit or charm. Worst of all, it is subtly but conspicuously condescending to its target audience.
It's a missed opportunity for introducing the Mortal Kombat generation to medieval combat that was really mortal.
The ragtag adaptation by Michael Part and Robert Levy is familiar fodder run through a blender too high and too fast.
This lively time-travel fantasy is the clear result of imagination and reflection on the part of writers Michael Part and Robert L. Levy and director Michael Gottlieb and their colleagues, who possess a crucial light touch.
Audience Reviews for A Kid in King Arthur's Court
Silly spin on A Connecticut Yankee wastes a good cast. It's two biggest names, Kate Winslet and Daniel Craig, were just starting out so both are relegated to the sidelines for most of the film.
A Kid in King Arthur's Court is one of those childhood films that are quite forgettable. This is a film that hasn't aged well. This is the type of film that is only worth watching once, and when you get older, you realize that this film isn't a classic like so many other childhood favorite. The film might have been entertaining when I first saw it, but years later, it doesn't do anything for me. The acting wasn't that great, and the gags aren't anything to write home about. This is one childhood film that is plainly stupid. This film doesn't belong among the many childhood classics that I've seen. This is a poorly made film with a bad plot, bad acting and poor directing. The film isn't that entertaining, and it's fairly sloppy overall. A kid in King Arthur's Court is a mediocre, unimpressive film that really doesn't cut it. This isn't a good film, it's a mediocre effort and it really doesn't stand the test of time. I liked it when I was a kid, and looking back now, I can't believe I enjoyed this trash. This film is pathetic, awful entertainment, and this is a film not worth watching. There are so many better family films than this that are actually funny. If you're looking a funny film, pass up on this, as this isn't a good family comedy. Kids may dig it, but it's not something that the entire family will enjoy. This is a missed opportunity to create something that the entire family can enjoy. Stick with Toy Story if you want a better constructed film.
Half-assed Disney movie that doesn't really hold up, and was only kinda passable to begin with. I haven't read it, but I think I'd probably enjoy Mark Twain's story far better than this. If I remember correctly though, Kate Winslet is in this, so that's cool.
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