Sword of the Valiant (1984)
PG
102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The Green Knight challenges King Arthur's knights. But only young Gawain accepts and decapitates him. The knight takes his head and now gives Gawain one year to learn about virtues, knighthood and then face the challenge himself.
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Writers
Stephen Weeks (screenplay) | Howard C. Pen (screenplay) | Philip M. Breen (screenplay) | Rosemary Sutcliff (additional dialogue) | Emma Burdon-Sutton (additional dialogue) (as Therese Burdon)
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Peter Hurst (photographed by) | Freddie Young (photographed by)
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Updated Jun 9, 1984

Release date
Aug 17, 1984 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Miles O'Keeffe
Sir Gawain Sir Gawain   See fewer
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Cyrielle Clair
Linet (as Cyrielle Claire) Linet (as Cyrielle Claire)   See fewer
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Leigh Lawson
Humphrey Humphrey   See fewer
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Sean Connery
The Green Knight The Green Knight   See fewer
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Trevor Howard
The King The King   See fewer
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Peter Cushing
Seneschal - Gaspar Seneschal - Gaspar   See fewer
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Ronald Lacey
Oswald Oswald   See fewer
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Lila Kedrova
Lady of Lyonesse Lady of Lyonesse   See fewer
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John Rhys-Davies
Baron Fortinbras Baron Fortinbras   See fewer
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Bruce Lidington
Sir Bertilak Sir Bertilak   See fewer
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Douglas Wilmer
The Black Knight The Black Knight   See fewer
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Brian Coburn
Friar Vosper Friar Vosper   See fewer
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Emma Burdon-Sutton
Morgan La Fay (as Emma Sutton) Morgan La Fay (as Emma Sutton)   See fewer
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Thomas Heathcote
Armourer Armourer   See fewer
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John Serret
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Mike Edmonds
Tiny Man Tiny Man   See fewer
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John Pierce Jones
Sergeant (as John Pierce-Jones) Sergeant (as John Pierce-Jones)   See fewer
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James Windsor
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Richardson Morgan
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Peter Mackriel
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Jerold Wells
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Harry Jones
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John J. Carney
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Peter Firth
Sir Gawain (voice) (uncredited) Sir Gawain (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.4 / 10 | 2,154 votes