King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Reviews

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October 18, 2019
While the end result does garner a fair amount of entertainment, it also leads the audience through a muddled, almost non-existent plot, visually dark sequences that cause eyestrain, and more disappointment at the underutilization of star Charlie Hunnam.
October 10, 2019
The legend of Arthur is somewhat swallowed by the monstrosity of Ritchie's spectacle, which is another endless montage of slickly edited action sequences.
September 10, 2019
With Guy Ritchie co-writing and directing King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword, it feels more like he's trying to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
August 13, 2019
The invention dies in the idea of recreating a King Arthur with mythological action, when trying to squeeze eight different films in one. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 17, 2019
This reviewer legitimately fell asleep through the entirety of the film's final sword fight but was wide awake for the epilogue that amounts to little more than idle banter about building a round table. Take that as you will.
June 25, 2019
In this retelling of the familiar legend, Guy Ritchie gets some character names right, and there are swords. Other than that, this is like a candid pic of King Arthur compared with his profile pic.
May 22, 2019
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword seems to jump from high fantasy insanity to gritty reboot and can't find a consistent tone.
March 12, 2019
I left thinking isn't the story of King Arthur exciting enough without all this nonsense?
December 20, 2018
Mostly just a lot of noise and a lot of style over substance, resulting in a whole lot of bored audiences.
November 11, 2018
It makes the 2004 Antoine Fuqua version look like a masterpiece in comparison.
November 10, 2018
Women speak for less than 4 minutes in a film that runs 2 hours and 6 minutes long.
November 9, 2018
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword often felt like two movies blended together to create an unappetizing, diet shake.
November 4, 2018
So if they had the giant snake the whole time, why didn't they just use it right away? a question I did not expect to be asking this week.
November 2, 2018
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword starts with elephants the size of castles and ends with snakes the size of rivers and there isn't much sandwiched in between that's any less ridiculous.
November 1, 2018
Legend of the Sword is beset by presenting a version of this familiar myth that's so far removed from its familiar trappings that its very title feels like an unwelcome crown.
August 30, 2018
Obnoxious, lazily edited, and poorly put together by repetitious and unimpressive direction.
August 21, 2018
Takes itself way too seriously, chucking the snarky charisma for blatant self-importance, all in the hopes of becoming a tent pole release.
May 22, 2018
Even the fight scenes are dull, shrouded in dust, and janky with slo-mo. Honestly, the sword-wielding situation was so meh that I found myself obsessing over the few little things that hadn't been blobbed up by CGI.
May 8, 2018
For a film intended to be the first in a series of six, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is an alarmingly bad start. If this is the rock which a franchise is to be built on, it shall, indeed, crumble.
February 21, 2018
I felt not the smallest stir of emotion when the film revealed which of the good-natured ruffians would become which fabled knight.
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