Quest for Camelot

May 15th, 1998


Quest for Camelot

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KayleyDevon & CornwallHenry Winkler at event of Quest for CamelotDevon & CornwallGarrettBladebeak

An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit and a goofy two headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Release Year: 1998

Rating: 5.3/10 (4,293 voted)

Director: Frederik Du Chau

Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr

During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.

Writers: Vera Chapman, Kirk De Micco

Jessalyn Gilsig - Kayley (voice)
Andrea Corr - Kayley (singing voice)
Cary Elwes - Garrett (voice)
Bryan White - Garrett (singing voice)
Gary Oldman - Ruber (voice)
Eric Idle - Devon (voice)
Don Rickles - Cornwall (voice)
Jane Seymour - Juliana (voice)
Céline Dion - Juliana (singing voice) (as Celine Dion)
Pierce Brosnan - King Arthur (voice)
Steve Perry - King Arthur (singing voice)
Bronson Pinchot - Griffin (voice)
Jaleel White - Bladebeak (voice)
Gabriel Byrne - Lionel (voice)
John Gielgud - Merlin (voice) (as Sir John Gielgud)

Taglines: Garrett & Kayley: A noble warrior and a brave girl find the magical sword.


Official Website: Warners |

Release Date: 15 May 1998

Filming Locations: Austin, Texas, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $6,041,602 (USA) (17 May 1998) (3107 Screens)

Gross: $22,717,758 (USA) (9 August 1998)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  | Germany:

Did You Know?

Ruber's potion bottle says "Acme".

Continuity: When Kayley and Garrett are crossing the acid pond on the bobbing rocks in Dragon Country, they show a top view of Garrett crossing and that he only has one rock until he reaches the edge. But then they show you the front view of Garrett crossing and it shows he has several more rocks to go before the edge.

Kayley: Garrett, what are you doing?
Garrett: I'm driving!
Kayley: Are you *sure* that's such a good idea?

User Review

Nice Variation on Old Legend

Rating: 9/10

I caught this film on video because the trailer wasn't too good. But it did have Eric Idle voicing Devon so I gave it a chance. I loved it. The dragon stole most of the scenes, but the other characters weren't bad either. Kayley & Garrett made a good couple and it was refreshing to see a romance that wasn't based on looks or riches. I wanted them to be together. Bladebeak was amusing and Aydon (voiced by the excellent Frank Welker) was good to watch. Rubere was deliciously villainous. The weakest characters were Arthur & Merlin but the film wasn't really about them so it didn't matter.

The best scenes were set in the Forbidden Forest where we witness all kinds of weird and wonderful flora and fauna. There are good songs (I Stand Alone, Through Your Eyes & On My Father's Wings especially.) I also cried at several points. Ignore the bad press. Watch it. 9/10


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