King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Movie

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Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne.

Who's Involved:

Eric Bana, Richard Suckle, Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Charles Roven, Gianni Nunnari, Jon Berg, Jude Law, Guy Ritchie, Aidan Gillen, Djimon Hounsou, Annabelle Wallis, Joby Harold, Craig J. Flores, Katie McGrath

Release Date:

Friday, May 12, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 0 hrs, 0 m

Plot: What's the story about?

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.

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A look at the King Arthur: Legend of the Sword behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Guy Ritchie last directed The Gentlemen and Aladdin. The film's writer Joby Harold last wrote Robin Hood and Edge of Tomorrow.


Guy Ritchie


Joby Harold


Gianni Nunnari
Charles Roven
Richard Suckle

Production: What we know about King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Key Facts

  1. Ritchie’s behind-the-scenes creative team included two-time Oscar-nominated director of photography John Mathieson (“Gladiator,” “The Phantom of the Opera”), Oscar-nominated production designer Gemma Jackson (“Finding Neverland”), editor James Herbert (“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” “Edge of Tomorrow”), costume designer Annie Symons (Masterpiece Theater’s “Great Expectations”), makeup and hair designer Christine Blundell (“Mr. Turner,” the “Sherlock Holmes” films), and Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor Nick Davis (“The Dark Knight”). The music is by Daniel Pemberton (“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”).
  2. Primarily based on Thomas Mallory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", which was published in 1485.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 23, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about December 21, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about April 13, 2014, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 13, 2010, the film was in Announced status.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Release Date: When was it released?

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword was released in 2017 on Friday, May 12, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Lowriders, Snatched and Dead Awake.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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