The King's Speech (2010)

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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.


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  • Helena Bonham Carter in The King's Speech (2010)
  • Helena Bonham Carter in The King's Speech (2010)
  • Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech (2010)
  • Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010)
  • Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010)
  • Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter in The King's Speech (2010)

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Trivia

Helena Bonham Carter appeared in two 2011 Academy Award winning movies: this film, which won 4 Oscars, and Alice in Wonderland (2010), which won 2. Bonham-Carter played a queen in both films: Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mum of Queen Elizabeth II) in this film and The Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland (2010). Ironically, ... ...


Quotes

Title Card: 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.


Goofs

When the Archbishop administers last rites to King George V, he wears a simple wooden cross. In the next scene, his cross is much fancier. Afterward, it is plain wood.


Crazy Credits

In the end credit roll, Philip Clements is listed twice as Assistant Sound Editor.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama

Details

Release Date:

25 December 2010

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA, Australia

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$355,450 (USA) (28 November 2010)

Gross:

$138,797,449 (USA)

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