The Vikings (1958)
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as Lord Egbert
as Father Godwin
as King Aella
as Narrator (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for The Vikings
It is the best advertisement for beer-drinking since the breweries put wrestling on TV.
Plenty of pillaging, axe-throwing, hearty quaffing of ale, storming of castles, heroic jumping into wolf pits, and manly talk about the glories of entering Valhalla with sword in hand.
Curtis' 'hero' is an unmitigated swine who cuts a swathe of destruction through the lives of all around him. Highly recommended.
An enjoyable adventure film that benefits from first class work all round, The Vikings is a must for film historians and a pleasure for the rest of us.
Audience Reviews for The Vikings
The "Spartacus" pairing of Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis together again for some sword and sandal, sackcloth costume wearing, teeth-gritting action all the way ... solid entertainment any way you look at it! Janet Leigh as the sultry woman between them, And once again, Ernest Borgnine anchors the thing whole movie with an understated (but overstated) supporting role as the lusty Viking King Ragnar.
This is a cool movie about Vikings as played by Douglas and Curtis. The movie is really exciting and the story is great, it's pretty accurate, and very dramatic as well. I enjoyed this movie.
The Vikings Quotes
|Kitala:||Love and hate are two horns on the same goat.|
|Princess Morgana:||I will not lift one finger to resist you.|
|Lord Egbert:||Lies will not sustain a tyrant.|
|King Aella:||Hold out the hand that has defied me.|