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Rated
PG
Runtime 134 min
Ratings
92% critics Rotten Tomatoes
90% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 10/30/68
Actors Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle
Directors Anthony Harvey
It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.
Genre Biography, Drama, History
Release 10/30/68
Actors Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle
Directors Anthony Harvey
It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.