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This character sheet is for [[Film/{{Excalibur}} the film]]. For [[ComicBook/{{Excalibur}} the comics]], see '''[[Characters/CaptainBritainAndMI13 here]]'''.

!! Arthur Pendragon/ King Arthur
!!! Nigel Terry
* BedTrick: How he was conceived at the beginning and later on...
* BrotherSisterIncest: [[spoiler: With his sister Morgana who pretended to be Guenevere.]]
%%* TheChosenOne
%%* CoolSword
%%* HeroicBastard
%%* OnlyTheWorthyMayPass: With Excalibur.
* SupernaturalAid: With Merlin, Excalibur and the Lady of the Lake.

!! Merlin
!!! Nicol Williamson
* TheCassandra: Throughout the movie, he will tell you exactly what will happen. However, he keeps it so low key that the audience won't notice without a second viewing while the characters just simply ignore it.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* HermitGuru
%%* LastOfHisKind
* LargeHam: InAWorld where knights [[NoIndoorVoice shout everything]], one man's hamminess stands out even from this crowd. (Possibly the source of his ham is the Dragon.)
%%* OracularUrchin

!! Lancelot
!!! Nicolas Clay
* TheAce: He's nearly unbeatable in single combat: he defeats every last one of Arthur's knights, one after the other, and still has the energy to face the King himself. Arthur basically has to bend the laws of reality to win.
* BackForTheFinale: He turns up at Camlann in order to help fight Mordred's forces.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: His whole shtick: the king worthy of his sword will be the one who can defeat him in combat.
* FallenHero: ...after what happened when Arthur [[spoiler: caught him sleeping with Guenevere]]. He then [[spoiler: ditches his armor and goes off preaching the evils of the King and how he allowed the country to fall.]]
%%* KnightErrant
%%* KnightInShiningArmor
* LoveTriangle: With Arthur and Guenevere.
* NeverMyFault: After his fall he preaches against Arthur and his knights, claiming they abandoned the people to pestilence and death, conveniently ignoring that this only happened ''because he slept with the king's wife.''
* TheParagonAlwaysRebels: Throughout the movie, he is praised by his fellow knights as the one who helps bring about their victories.
%%* WoundThatWillNotHeal

!! Leon De Grance
!!! Creator/PatrickStewart
* BaldOfAwesome: As he's being played by Patrick Stewart, this almost goes without saying.
* LargeHam: It's Jean Luc Picard wearing medieval armor.

!! Morgana
!!! Creator/HelenMirren
* BedTrick: With Arthur as part of her revenge.
%%* CreepyChild
%%* EvilSorcerer
%%* NoImmortalInertia
* PrimalScene: Watched her mother and her Dad ([[spoiler: It's really Uther in disguise]]) have sex in front of her.
%%* RoyalBlood
%%* VainSorceress


%%* AntagonisticOffspring: To his father, Arthur.
%%* BastardBastard: Big time
* BlingOfWar: One of the fanciest armors in the movie.
%%* CreepyChild
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: He loved his mother until, [[spoiler: Merlin tricked her into performing the Dragon's Breath. In his rage, he strangled her to death]].
* MutualKill: With Arthur.
--> '''Mordred''': ''Come Father, let us embrace at last.''
* ThePowerOfLove: Averted. Arthur offers it to him, but tells him off and plans to conquer his kingdom.
%%* TogetherInDeath

!! Uther Pendragon
!!! Creator/GabrielByrne
* BedTrick: As per the original legends.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Seems to genuinely want to be a good father to Arthur.
* FamousLastWords: "No one shall wield Excalibur...but ''MMEEEEE''!!!"
* LargeHam: He manages an astounding amount of scenery-chewing despite having twenty lines, maximum.
* SupernaturalAid: With Merlin until [[spoiler: he ruined his plans to bring about peace because he wanted to have sex with another Queen.]]