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The King (2019)

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Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Pattinson ... The Dauphin of France
Timothée Chalamet ... King Henry V of England 'Hal'
Ben Mendelsohn ... Henry IV
Joel Edgerton ... Sir John Falstaff
Lily-Rose Depp ... Catherine
Dean-Charles Chapman ... Thomas of Lancaster
Thomasin McKenzie ... Philippa
Sean Harris ... William
Tara Fitzgerald ... Hooper
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Hotspur
Ivan Kaye ... Lord Scrope
Andrew Havill ... Archbishop of Canterbury
Tom Fisher
Edward Ashley ... Cambridge
Tom Lawrence ... Westmorland
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Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life - including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton). Written by Netflix

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Rated R for some strong violence, and language. | See all certifications »
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UK | Hungary | Australia

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English | French

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Szilvásvárad, Hungary See more »

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2.39 : 1
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David Michôd's second collaboration with Netflix after War Machine (2017). See more »

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Tremendously Satisfying Movie
12 October 2019 | by harper_mSee all my reviews

It may not have been overburdened with historical accuracy but what a bloody well made movie - glad I saw it on the silver screen rather than on Netflix. It's well crafted, well written (a couple of dead spots in the script) and overall quite engrossing.

Happy to have spent my hard earned going to see it at the movies.

Joel Egerton is building quite the compendium of compelling, nuanced supporting characters and its a pleasure to see him work his craft (both acting and co-writing) here.


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