over 5 years
Childhood favourite, just can't go wrong with magical spinning blades and giant aliens.
Guilty pleasure movie. James Horner rips off his own Star Trek soundtrack.
Krull is a 1983 heroic fantasy film directed by Peter Yates and produced by Ron Silverman. Released by Columbia Pictures, it stars Ken Marshall as Prince Colwyn and Lysette Anthony as Princess Lyssa.
The film's most distinguished features include a robust score by James Horner, its early screen roles for actors Liam Neeson and Robbie Coltrane, and its surrealistic set design within the Black Fortress. It opened to mixed reviews but later would become a cult classic thanks to its entertainment, production values and visual work.
The planet Krull is invaded by an evil, omnipotent entity known as "The Beast" and his army of Slayers, who travel the galaxy in a mountain-like spaceship, called the Black Fortress. Prince Colwyn (Ken Marshall) and Princess Lyssa (Lysette Anthony; dubbed by Lindsay Crouse) marry and form an alliance between their rival kingdoms in the hope that, together, their combined forces can defeat the Beast's army. A prophesy foretells that Lyssa would bear a child...