The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) – Movie Review

Review of 2019 movie The Kid Who Would Be King.

Storyline: A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.

Director & Writer: Joe Cornish

Stars:
Louis Ashbourne Serkis as Alex Elliot
Tom Taylor as Lance
Rebecca Ferguson as Morgana “Morgan” le Fay
Angus Imrie as Young Merlin.
Patrick Stewart as Old Merlin.
Dean Chaumoo as Bedders
Rhianna Doris as Kaye
Denise Gough as Mrs. Elliot
Genevieve O’Reilly as Sophie, Alex’s Aunt

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release Date: January 25, 2019
Runtime: 2h 00min
Production Companies: 20th Century Fox, Working Title Films, Big Talk Productions
Distribution Company: 20th Century Fox
US MPAA Rating: PG
Canadian MPA Rating: PG

Budget: $59 million

===== REVIEW SCORES =====

DANNYMALT SCORE: 5.5
IMDB Score: 6.5
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metascore: 66
CinemaScore: B+

Review Scores as of January 28, 2019.

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