When an accident obliterates the British royal family and most of its branches, a desperate geneological search discovers the next king: Ralph, a sleazy American lounge singer. Can Ralph measure up to the job, even with the help of loyal aristocrat Willingham? Written by
A great tragedy has befallen the royal family leaving only one heir to the throne...
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Did You Know?
In the film's source novel "Headlong" by Emlyn Williams
, the Ralph Jones (John Goodman
) character was known as Jack Green, becoming King John II instead of King Ralph. The character of private secretary Sir Cedric Charles Willingham (Peter O'Toole
) was known as William "Willie" Millingham in the book whilst the character of cabinet secretary Lord Percival Graves (John Hurt
) was called in the novel Sir Godwin Rodd, and nick-named "Sir God". See more
The name of Finland's King is Gustav. "Gustav" is a Swedish name. See more
Sir Cedric Willingham
How's it going, Your Majesty?
Great. We've got nothing in common and she's got a voice like a tuba. If she had her way, we'd have sex on a bed of nails on national television. But at least the party stinks.
National Anthem of Finland
Music by Fredrik Pacius See more