Erik the Viking

Erik the Viking


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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.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/26/2015
UPC: 0887090100403
Original Release: 1989
Rating: PG-13
Source: Olive Films
Time: 1:47:00
Sales rank: 30,144

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tim Robbins Erik
Gary Cady Keitel Blacksmith
Mickey Rooney Erik's Grandfather
Eartha Kitt Freya
Terry Jones King Arnulf
John Cleese Halfdan the Black
Imogen Stubbs Princess Aud
Antony Sher Loki
John Gordon Sinclair Ivar the Boneless
Samantha Bond Helga
Tim McInnerny Sven the Berserk
Richard Ridings Thorfinn Skullsplitter
Fred Jones Harald the Missionary
Charles McKeown Sven's Dad
Danny Schiller Snorri the Miserable
Tsutomu Sekine Slavemaster
Matthew Baker Thor
Bob Hoskins Actor
Tim Killick Bjarni/Halfdan's Guard/Musician
Andrew Maclachlan Ornulf/Chamberlain/Dog Soldier
Garry Roost Prisoner
Susan Sarandon Actor
Allan Surtees Thorfinn's Dad
Frank Bednash Even More Horribly Slain Warrior
Jim Broadbent Ernest the Viking, a Rapist
Jim Carter Jennifer the Viking, another Rapist
Angela Connolly Thorkatla the Indiscreet
Sarah Crowden Grimhild Housewife
Dave Duffy Horribly Slain Warrior
Simon Evans Odin
Peter Geeves Eilif the Mongol Horde/Musician
Colin Harper Prisoner
Neil Innes Hy Brasilian
Harry Jones Prisoner
Sally Jones Leif's Pregnant Girlfriend
Paddy Joyce Prisoner
Bernard Latham Ulf the Unmemorable
John Scott Martin Ingemund the Old
Barry McCarthy Prisoner
Julia McCarthy Thorfinn's Mum
Graham McTavish Thangbrand/ Citizen/Dog Soldier
Bernard Padden Mordfiddle the Cook
Cyril Shaps Gisli the Chiseller
Jay Simpson Leif the Lucky
Sian Thomas Thorhild the Sarcastic
Sandra Voe Ivar's Mum
Tilly Vosburgh Unn-the-Thrown-At
Matyelok Gibbs Erik's Mum

Technical Credits
Terry Jones Director,Screenwriter
George Akers Editor
John Beard Production Designer
Gavin Bocquet Art Director
Roger Cain Art Director
Richard Conway Special Effects
Terry Glinwood Executive Producer
John Goldstone Producer
Martin Grace Stunts
Neil Innes Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Irene Lamb Casting
Jenny Shircore Makeup
Pam Tait Costumes/Costume Designer
Neville C. Thompson Associate Producer
Ian Wilson Cinematographer
Joanne Woollard Set Decoration/Design

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Erik the Viking 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Since ive seen it I have thought about it daily. Its been about 15 years ago. Not many people have had the pleasure of watching it but with my help i think they will soon to experience the awe.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago