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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Claire Bloom plays Helena Bonham Carter's mother-in-law in this film. She previously played her mother in Mighty Aphrodite (1995).


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

In the film Winston Churchill is presented as a critic of Edward VIII (Duke of Windsor). In reality he was one of his strongest supporters, defending him in Parliament and urging him not to abdicate.


Crazy Credits

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

Storyline

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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