Whether it's comedy gold like Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Keira Knightley sporting a leather crop-top in King Arthur, or whimsical children's animation The Sword in the Stone, there have been a helluva lot of different takes on the legend of King Arthur in cinematic history. In fact, even Michael Bay's upcoming installment in the Transformers series (Transformers: The Last Knight) is set to tie in a subplot with King Arthur and Merlin (fingers crossed they're robots in disguise).
Featuring a bunch of British blokes (including David Beckham, because why not?) engaging in street-level bants like they're in Snatch, martial arts fight scenes and sped-up camera shots, Guy Ritchie's contribution to the Arthurian legend is distinctly Guy Ritchie-esque in style and execution. Starring Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law (who's having way too much fun as smarmy villain Vortigern), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is unashamedly entertaining.
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