YMMV: Quest for Camelot

  • Awesome Music:
    • The soundtrack (particularly "The Prayer", and to a lesser extent, "Looking Through Your Eyes") has managed to outlive the movie it was created for. Also, having singers like CÚline Dion and The Corrs helped.
    • Along with "The Prayer", "On My Father's Wings", "I Stand Alone" and "Looking Through Your Eyes" were pretty great. "I Stand Alone" in particular has gotten used in hundreds of AMVs on YouTube, since it can serve as an anthem of "Independent loner" characters.
    • "United We Stand" could be one. It's upbeat, talks about what the knights do and fight for, and is generally a good song for The Power of Friendship.
  • Base Breaker: Kayley. Plucky and active lead who just happens to be Overshadowed by Awesome? Or obnoxious and irritating Faux Action Girl who should know her place better?
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Every time some part of the terrain, water or the plants act alive. Mainly during Garret's song, but none of it is ever commented upon or addressed whatsoever. The forest in which this happens is supposed to be enchanted or something, but still you'd think it'd be worth a line of dialogue or two.
    • In the fine tradition of musical numbers falling into this trope, I present to you "If I Didn't Have You". It's like they asked themselves "How many useless pop culture references can we stuff in for a comic relief song?"note 
      • "I Stand Alone" is a better example. Establishing character moment, sure, but what's the point of having your character sing a 3-minute song about his desire to be a loner only for him to haphazardly agree to someone joining him the second it's over!!
  • Covered Up: "The Prayer" is regularly covered as a serious classical-crossover piece with no connection given to the film.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Ruber has a fair number of fans who love him for his camp value and for punching a dragon in the face, while his Griffin is either this or the Scrappy.
    • The mechanical soldiers along with Bladebeak.
  • Ham and Cheese: The tediously shallow villain is slightly salvaged by Gary Oldman's hamtastic performance.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Garret's life in the swamp takes on a much bigger meaning when you realize that Toph Beifong, a fellow blind badass, ALSO begins living in a swamp.
    • Also, the voice of Sonic The Hedgehog in a movie whose soundtrack became far more popular that the actual film. 8 years later, the actual Sonic series would receive this when the soundtrack for Sonic 2006 became far more popular than the game, which wrecked the franchise.
  • Narm: We still would've been able to take Kayley's escape sequence seriously, had it not been for this:
    "I pray you'll be my eyes..."
    *human-weapon hybrids chase her on warthogs*
    "... and watch her where she'll go..."
    *axe-headed chicken runs past*
    • We can't forget the fact that these gigantic monsters are riding warthogs.
    • "The ogre's butt..."
    • Big, scary Griffin opens his beak and out comes... Balki's voice.
    • Ruber's Song, which, as is noted below, is not exactly the best. It gets especially narmy when he says "Now watch me create MY MECHANICAL ARMY with pride," mainly due to the incredibly stupid looking dance he does, which looks kind of like "The Robot." Also, the way he adds pride at the end makes it sound he just remembered at the last moment that he had to complete a rhyme.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The creation of the Ruber's metal henchmen can be fairly unnerving, especially if you've just heard all about the Cybermen
  • Took the Bad Film Seriously: As Garret, Cary Elwes arguably gives the best performance in the film.
  • What an Idiot: Who in their right mind would have ever allowed an obvious thug like Ruber to become a Knight of the Round Table?note 
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: Balki from Perfect Strangers as a gryphon. Jaleel White as the comedic axe-chicken, Bladebeak. (Well, OK, that sort of makes sense.) But most especially, as the two-headed dragon (Devon and Cornwall), Don Rickles and Eric Idle.