- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
Bob Dolman (Plot: George Lucas)
Ashley C. Williams
Imagine Films Entertainment / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Lucasfilm
Fantasy. Adventure | Medieval Fantasy. Sword and Sorcery. Witchcraft. Magic
- Synopsis / Plot
- Willow stars Val Kilmer as Madmartigan, a swashbuckling warrior, and Warwick Davis as the title character. In a mythical kingdom, the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda (Jean Marsh) plots to kill all infants so that the newborn princess, Elora, will never take over the throne. But a midwife sets the baby adrift in a river, and she is rescued by Willow, a farmer in Nelwyn, a peaceful village of trolls, fairies, and little folk. Willow and Madmartigan begin a quest to deliver the baby from evil while being chased by Queen Bavmorda’s daughter, Sorsha (Joanne Whalley), sent to bring the baby back to Nockmaar.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Sound Effects, Visual Effects
: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection - Out of Competition
: 2 Nominations for Razzie Awards: Worst Supp. Actor (Barty) & Screenplay
1988: Saturn Awards: Best Costumes. 5 nominations including Fantasy Film.
1988: Hugo Awards: Nominated for Best Dramatic Presentation
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