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Erik the Viking

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Comedy, SciFi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Release Date:September 22, 1989
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Tim Robbins, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt, Terry Jones, Imogen Stubbs
Director:Terry Jones
Producer:Terry Glinwood
Writer:Terry Jones

Description: An unusually principled young Viking becomes increasing uncomfortable with all the killing and plundering that goes with the job, and sets out on a magical journey in order to bring about world peace. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones attempts to have his story of Erik's seemingly hopeless quest operate as both witty, lunatic satire and sincere children's fantasy. However, despite a good cast and some interesting design elements, the film fails to completely succeed at either of its goals.~ Judd Blaise, All Movie Guide

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