Movies About Queens And Kings

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Movies About Queens And Kings

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The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tom Hooper, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi
Rated R

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper. The film stars Colin Firth as King George VI, who, to overcome his stammer, enlists the help of an unorthodox speech therapist, Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). With the support of his wife, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter), the King embarks on a quest to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war. As they work together, the two men form an unexpected bond that eventually helps the King find his voice and strength as a leader. Together, they discover the power of friendship, faith, and the courage to confront life's challenges.

Becket (1964)

Becket
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Peter Glenville, starring Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi
Rated PG-13

Becket is a 1964 British-American historical drama film directed by Peter Glenville and adapted from the play of the same name by Jean Anouilh. The film stars Richard Burton as the powerful and ruthless Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Peter O'Toole as King Henry II. The story takes place during the 12th century in England. King Henry II has grown tired of Becket's loyalty to the Church and begins to resent him. After Becket excommunicates Henry's friend, the King orders four of his knights to murder Becket. However, Becket's martyrdom only further strengthens his cause and his close relationship with God. Henry II is faced with a dilemma, he must either accept Becket's death or beg for forgiveness from the Church. In the end, Henry II finds himself reconciled with the Church and humbled in the face of Becket's devotion to God.

The Last Emperor (1987)

The Last Emperor
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Bernardo Bertolucci, starring John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying
Rated PG-13

The Last Emperor is a biographical drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, depicting the life of Pu Yi, the last emperor of China. The story begins in 1908 when Pu Yi is crowned emperor of the Qing Dynasty at the young age of 3. He resides in the Forbidden City, attended to and protected by eunuchs and concubines. As a child, Pu Yi is sheltered from the outside world, but as he matures, he is forced to confront the harsh realities of war and political upheaval. In 1924, he is exiled to Manchukuo, a puppet state of Imperial Japan, and later, after the fall of the Japanese Empire, is sentenced to hard labour in a re-education camp. At the end of the film, he is released from the camp and works as a gardener in Beijing until his death in 1967. Throughout his journey, Pu Yi must adapt to a rapidly changing world and ultimately find his own sense of identity.

Henry V (1989)

Henry V
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Kenneth Branagh, starring Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin
Rated PG-13

Henry V is a 1989 British historical drama film adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh. It tells the story of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. The film begins with a dramatic staging of the speech given by the young King Henry V of England (Kenneth Branaugh) to his troops before the Battle of Agincourt. After his victory at the battle, Henry attempts to woo the French princess Catherine of Valois (Emma Thompson). Meanwhile, tension within the English court arises between those loyal to Henry and those loyal to the powerful Henry Percy, the Earl of Northumberland (Brian Blessed). The film follows Henry's journey as he struggles to unite his country, reconcile with his enemies and win the heart of the French princess. Along the way, he must face difficult decisions and moral dilemmas. In the end, Henry's courage and strength of character triumphs over adversity.

Elizabeth (1998)

Elizabeth
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles, Rod Culbertson, Paul Fox
Rated R

The King and I (1956)

The King and I
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Walter Lang, starring Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson
Rated G

Richard III (1955)

Richard III
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Laurence Olivier, starring Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson
Rated Not Rated

The Queen (2006)

The Queen
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Frears, starring Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings
Rated PG-13

The Young Victoria (2009)

The Young Victoria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jean-Marc Vallée, starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson
Rated PG

Mrs. Brown (1997)

Mrs. Brown
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Madden, starring Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher
Rated PG

The Madness of King George (1994)

The Madness of King George
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe
Rated PG-13

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Nicholas and Alexandra
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson
Rated GP

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Sergei Bodrov, starring Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun, Honglei Sun
Rated R

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

Mary, Queen of Scots
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Charles Jarrott, starring Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton
Rated PG-13

Lady Jane (1986)

Lady Jane
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Trevor Nunn, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern
Rated PG-13

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
Rated G

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush, Jordi Mollà
Rated PG-13

Anna and the King (1999)

Anna and the King
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Andy Tennant, starring Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat, Bai Ling, Tom Felton
Rated PG-13

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

The Other Boleyn Girl
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Justin Chadwick, starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess
Rated PG-13

Restoration (1995)

Restoration
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Michael Hoffman, starring Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker
Rated R

Vatel (2000)

Vatel
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Roland Joffé, starring Gérard Depardieu, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Julian Glover
Rated PG-13

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sofia Coppola, starring Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Steve Coogan
Rated PG-13

The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

The Man in the Iron Mask
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Randall Wallace, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu
Rated PG-13

A Royal Night Out (2015)

A Royal Night Out
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Julian Jarrold, starring Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett
Rated PG-13

Mad Love (2001)

Mad Love
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Vicente Aranda, starring Pilar López de Ayala, Daniele Liotti, Rosana Pastor, Giuliano Gemma
Rated R

 



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