PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young boy and a group of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.
Walt Disney Animation Studios' second film to be composed by a non-recurring composer after The Rescuers (1977).
Legend has it, in the mystic land of Prydain, there was once a king so cruel and so evil, that even the Gods feared him. Since no prison could hold him, he was thrown alive into a crucible of molten iron. There his demonic spirit was captured in the...
Before the film was released, several scenes considered too "graphic" were cropped out of the film. One particular cut involving a Cauldron Born killing a person by slicing his neck and torso created a recognizable lapse due to the fact that the removal of the scene creates a jump in the film's soundtrack.
The first film from Disney to feature the Walt Disney Pictures logo which would be used until 2006.
The version of the film released to theaters omits numerous fully animated scenes that include shots of graphic violence as Taran fights his way out of the castle and shots of Eilonwy sporting ripped garments as she's hanging for her life with Taran and Fflewddur. The most well-known deleted scene, due to a clumsy jump that it left in the film's soundtrack and a cel of the infamous scene appearing online, is that of a man being mauled by one of the Cauldron-born.
$4,180,110 28 July 1985
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