Kings (2009)

TV Series  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 6,959 users  
Reviews: 51 user | 8 critic

A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 21 Feb 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 07 Dec 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 04 Oct 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 11 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Kings" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kings (2009)

Kings (2009) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kings.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2009  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Political Animals (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together.

Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Two young couples take a swing at handling their relationship problems through psychologist-prescribed partner-swapping.

Director: Miles Brandman
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Kuno Becker, Eliza Dushku
Red Doors (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York.

Director: Georgia Lee
Stars: Tzi Ma, Jacqueline Kim, Elaine Kao
The Architect (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An architect engages in conflict with an activist who lives in a dangerous complex the architect designed.

Director: Matt Tauber
Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Viola Davis, Isabella Rossellini
Kings I (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of men reunite for a friend's funeral.

Director: Tom Collins
Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Brendan Conroy
Labyrinth (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The series follows two women-medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice Tanner (... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay
Adventure | Comedy | Drama

Adam Green's "Aladdin" is a hyper-sensory, poetic, and humorously modern take on the Arabian Nights Classic tale. Revolving around Aladdin's dysfunctional family, who live in an "average" ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Green
Stars: Adam Green, Natasha Lyonne, Zoë Kravitz
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A tribute to Andy Warhol's scene in Jorgen Leth's '66 Scenes From America', featuring NYC actor/author Macaulay Culkin, who is also a member of the pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band The Pizza Underground.

Director: Macaulay Culkin
Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Phoebe Kreutz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Bozidar and Mary set out on the journey of love, but what happens along the way is quite different than what they anticipated. Will the powers of love truly conquer all?

Directors: Dominik Sedlar, Jakov Sedlar
Stars: Bozidar Alic, Rachel Binder, Macaulay Culkin
Kings (TV Movie 2015)
Crime | Drama

Kings follows an unlikely individual on his relentless pursuit of revenge. After the tragic murder of his brother, Lavell Washington forms a very unlikely alliance with a widowed vigilante ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Love
Stars: Chris Love, Laura Berner Taylor, Sriram Parthasarathy
Gotham (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Revolves around a female cop who discovers a magical world that exists within New York City that is unseen by normal humans and reinvents popular landmarks in a magical otherworldly manner.

Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Barry Sloane, Megan Ketch, Justine Cotsonas
Madson (TV Series 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After spending eight years in prison for a crime he did not commit, the murder of his wife, John Madson has been released and wants revenge on the policeman that framed him, Det. Insp. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian McShane, Joanna Kanska, Darren Brown
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 King Silas Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 David Shepherd (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Queen Rose Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Michelle Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Reverend Ephram Samuels (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Jack Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 William Cross (13 episodes, 2009)
Michael Patrick Crane ...
 Chancellor Hanson (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Thomasina (12 episodes, 2009)
...
 Boyden (11 episodes, 2009)
...
 Klotz (11 episodes, 2009)
...
 General Linus Abner (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Jessie Shepherd (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Perry Straussler (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Helen Pardis (6 episodes, 2009)
Edit

Storyline

King Silas Benjamin came to power in a mythical battle against the rival neighbor republic of Gath, capitalizing brilliantly and ruthlessly on his near-godly image. Farm-boy David Shepherd performs as well, saving Silas's crown prince in another epic battle, but is too noble and naive to aspire personal benefit rather then devoutly serve king and country. Nevertheless, after Silas decides to abuse David's legend, the hero is drawn into palace intrigues culminating into coup plans against Silas. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 March 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A királyság  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The DVDs of the complete series were released in the USA on September 29th, 2009, Ian McShane's 67th birthday. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.9 (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Thanks HBO and more
26 March 2009 | by (Phoenix) – See all my reviews

The quality of this show is something I have come to associate with HBO. Sopranos, Big Love, Generation Kill, and Trueblood to name a few.

Kings is the first network show in years that I cannot wait for the next episode. NBC has a series that, if the bean counter's don't get involved, could be the renaissance of network TV. The acting, writing and production is excellent and a joy to watch. Qualities that network TV has not had in recent years.

Hopefully NBC will also take HBO's lead and end it when the story has been told.

The more is questions I have about locations. Are the interior locations real, if so where? The cabinet room with the glass wall, the palace entry with the chandelier, and other rooms look to good to be sets. Is the exterior shots of the palace the Dakota building?


37 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I miss this show black_hawk_avenger
Didn't Need the Romeo and Juliet Storyline ww00
read the writing on the wall people wingman-14
I can't watch it! niinja
they never explained why Andrew was exiled chriskwk
Series Finale Tonight!!! fooljeff
Discuss Kings (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?