The Sword in the Stone Reviews

August 27, 2020
The songs are not of the usual caliber and are quickly forgotten; however, the score itself is melodious and dramatic.
May 9, 2019
The songs are so-so and the messages in the picture feel like an after school special instead of part of the story.
August 17, 2013
Aside from the owl Archimedes, none of the characters make any impression whatsoever.
November 25, 2010
Well animated yet thoroughly tedious...
November 3, 2009
It is seldom mentioned in discussions of Disney's work, and no character in it evolved into a Disney favorite.
November 3, 2009
There is still some life in the characterizations, though the animation is turning stiff and flat.
June 22, 2008
He had my heart racing like a squirrel. He had my body soaring into the stratosphere like a bird. He had me slippery and firm like a fresh young perch.
July 1, 2005
April 8, 2005
November 20, 2003
Merlin, the bungling, good-natured magician, and Archimedes, the wise and irascible owl, are among the all-time great Disney characters.