Robbed of his royal lineage as a child when his uncle usurped the throne, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) returns to the kingdom once ruled by his father and draws the legendary sword Excalibur from the stone. He must then learn to harness the sword's power in order to lead a rebellion against the tyrannical Vortigern (Jude Law) and reclaim his birthright. Guy Ritchie directed this stylized retelling of the story of King Arthur, which co-stars Eric Bana, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, and Aidan Gillen.~Daniel Gelb
Arthur With Swagger - Charlie Hunnam is a gentleman, a hunk and a rebel, seting new standards as king
KING ARTHUR dazzles with imaginary that's about it
I really wanted to like this movie, from the trailer it looked cool, but after viewing, it just kind of left you like "oh ok" I watched it with my friend we both were very bored with it. It had some very cool imagery and a few dazzling action scenes, but the story seems to be lacking. 3/5 stars. If it was on a 1-10 movie scale it would be a 5.
Guy Ritchie's film and version of King Arthur. I am a Charlie Hunnam fan and watching his portrayal of a young King Arthur on the silver screen is pretty much watching Jax Teller with a Sword -- and it's AMAZING. For those of you who are not familiar with the actor Charlie Hunnam, he was the star of FX's hit television series, Sons of Anarchy, one of the best television series I've ever watched, and the main character who Charlie Hunnam played was a badass protagonist biker named Jax Teller.
If you watch this film you'll be able to see Jax's mannerisms shine through: walk, hustle, swag, etc. But in a British way since Charlie's real accent is heard in this film (He was born and raised in the UK).
Anyways, there are a lot of special effects in this movie and they look great showing the powers of the sword and the intensity of the battles. The modernized and hip (not hipster) story to the classic is interesting and cool, and the cast in this film are great. I highly recommend!!!
A great presentation of a fun movie. Guy Richie's King Arthur is not the disaster people made it out to be. It's the wildest ride for this tale (Arthur fights a dragon!), and I would have loved to see the full trilogy get made.