PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
The movie's end titles neglected to mention that while Winston Churchill lost the 1945 election, he later won the 1951 General Election. The Labour Party won the popular vote in 1951, although the collapse of the Liberals enabled the Conservative Party to win the ... ...
King George VI:
I believe we are to meet regularly.
Winston Churchill: Once a week, I'm afraid.
King George VI: How is... How are you for Mondays?
Winston Churchill: Um, I shall endeavor to be available on Mondays.
King George VI: 4:00?
Winston Churchill: I nap at 4:00.
King George VI: Is that permissible?
Winston Churchill: No. But necessary. I work late.
Early on in the film a black Riley RM drives past 10 Downing Street. This was a post war model (1945 - 55). Also, a black 1949 - 53 Ford Anglia E494A is seen later on in the film.
At the end of the credits, Big Ben strikes 2 o'clock.
English, French, German
$175,006 (USA) (26 November 2017)
$56,443,120 (USA) (1 April 2018)