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 at an event for The King's Speech (2010)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his performance as King George VI in this film. The next year, he presented the Best Actress prize to Meryl Streep for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011). Streep then subsequently presented Best Actor to Daniel Day-Lewis for portraying ... ...


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 King George VI gives his speech at 6pm, one clock says 7:20pm.


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 | History

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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