The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
January 25, 2019
Rated PG for fantasy action violence, scary images, thematic elements including some bullying, and language
Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he's just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader...
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Original, live-action kids’ movies seem to be few and far between these days, so in a refreshing turn, Joe Cornish (2011’s Attack the Block
) made The Kid Who Would Be King
, about a modern day kid named Alex who pulls a sword out of a stone and discovers that he is King Arthur resurrected. In exchange for Cornish giving audiences something new… no one went and saw it. Full movie review »