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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

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Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.

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A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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What if you could have everything you ever wanted? What if all you had to do was betray the sister you loved? See more »


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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content and some violent images | See all certifications »

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29 February 2008 (USA)  »

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Deux soeurs pour un roi  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,203,061 (USA) (29 February 2008)

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$26,814,957 (USA) (18 April 2008)
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This is TV director Justin Chadwick's first feature film. See more »

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Mary did not raise her niece Elizabeth as is implied. Elizabeth was royalty and had her own household. Primarily, she was cared for by Margaret Bryon until she was four, at which point Kat Ashley took over her upbringing and education. See more »

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[from trailer]
Anne Boleyn: [to her brother, George] You're my only hope. My life depends on it!
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Version of The Other Boleyn Girl (2003) See more »

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Consortium Dance
Written by K.T. Wilder
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Give Natalie Portman an Oscar
1 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Never have I seen an actress take control of a movie as much as Portman did with Boleyn. She stepped into the role so perfectly and did it was so much confidence. I could feel her pain and ambition. I started shaking during her downward spiral and couldn't stop. It was so intense and heart pounding.

Jim Sturgess also made a huge impression. His part was small but his performance was big. I wished there had been more of the brother.

The costumes also should win something, anything. They were amazing and really stood out.

All in all it was a a pretty good movie. It really grabbed you and kept you in their world for two hours. I would recommend this to anyone who's old enough because there is a lot of adult material.

8 out of 10 stars


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