The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

An army to fight. A demon to slay. A world to save. No pressure.

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
  • Release Date: 2019-01-16
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 269 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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  • Louis Ashbourne Serkis

    as Alexander "Alex" Elliot
  • Denise Gough

    as Mrs. Elliot
  • Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

    as Mr. Kepler
  • Patrick Stewart

    as Old Merlin
  • Rebecca Ferguson

    as Morgana
  • Dean Chaumoo

    as Bedders
  • Tom Taylor

    as Lance
  • Rhianna Dorris

    as Kaye
  • Angus Imrie

    as Merlin
  • Noma Dumezweni

    as Mrs. Lee
  • Mark Bonnar

    as Mr. Jeffreys
  • Alexandra Roach

    as Ms. Foster
  • Genevieve O'Reilly

    as Sophie
  • Nick Mohammed

    as Mr. Hyde
  • Adam Buxton

    as Stonehenge Tour Guide
  • Myra McFadyen

    as Punto Patty
  • Claudie Blakley

    as Riding Instructor
  • Adam Leese

    as Policeman
  • Joey Ansah

    as Policeman
  • Amir Wilson

    as Boy
Directing Joe Cornish Director
Camera Bill Pope Director of Photography
Writing Joe Cornish Writer
Art Marcus Rowland Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Jany Temime Costume Design
Editing Jonathan Amos Editor
Editing Paul Machliss Editor
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Production James Biddle Executive Producer
Production Eric Fellner Producer
Production Nira Park Producer
Production Rachael Prior Executive Producer
Crew Elizabeth Donker Curtius Stunt Double
Production Laura Richardson Associate Producer
Sound Electric Wave Bureau Music
Production Nina Gold Casting
Production Jessica Ronane Casting
Art Simon Elsley Art Direction
Art Jonathan Houlding Art Direction
Art Katrina Mackay Art Direction
Art Nigel Evans Supervising Art Director
Art Sara Wan Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Niamh O'Loan Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Claire Burgess Key Hair Stylist