R | | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Geoffrey Rush says the line, "It makes it official;" in the novel The Book Thief, there is a similar line. Rush was also in the film adaptation in 2013.
1925 / King George V reigns over a quarter of the world's people. He asks his second son, the Duke of York, to give the closing speech at the Empire Exhibition in Wembley, London.
After King George VI gives his war speech in the studio with Logue present, he puts his military jacket back on, and the jacket collar is folded down in back as it should be. In the next shot, the collar is flipped up in back as he talks to Logue. In the shot when he leaves the studio, the jacket collar is back down flat as it should be.
In the end credit roll, Philip Clements is listed twice as Assistant Sound Editor.
$355,450 (USA) (26 November 2010)
$138,795,342 (USA) (10 June 2011)
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