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Poll: Real Life 'Kings' on Celluloid

These actors have played the role of real life Kings of a country on celluloid.

Who do you think has given the best performance?

Discuss the list here

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    Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010)

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    Peter O'Toole in The Lion in Winter (1968)

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    Yul Brynner in The Ten Commandments (1956)

    Yul Brynner as Pharaoh Ramses II in The Ten Commandments (1956).
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    Ray Winstone in Henry VIII (2003)

    Ray Winstone as King Henry VIII in Henry VIII (2003).
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    Robert Shaw in A Man for All Seasons (1966)

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    Kenneth Branagh and Michael Williams in Henry V (1989)

    Kenneth Branagh as King Henry V of England in Henry V (1989).
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    Shah Rukh Khan in Ashoka the Great (2001)

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    Colin Farrell in Alexander (2004)

    Colin Farrell as Alexander the Great in Alexander (2004).
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    Richard Vuu in The Last Emperor (1987)

    John Lone as Aisin-Gioro Puyi in The Last Emperor (1987).
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    Hrithik Roshan in Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

    Hrithik Roshan as Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar in Jodhaa Akbar (2008).
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    Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)

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    Rex Harrison in Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

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    Michael Jayston in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

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    Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

    Prithviraj Kapoor as Emperor Jalal-u-Din Mohammad Akbar in Mughal-E-Azam (1960).
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    Helmut Berger in Ludwig (1973)

    Helmut Berger as King Ludwig II of Bavaria in Ludwig (1973).
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    James D'Arcy and Andrea Riseborough in W.E. (2011)

    James D'Arcy as King Edward VIII in W.E. (2011).
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    James Fox in A Long Way from Home (2013)

    James Fox as King George V in W.E. (2011).
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    Romy Schneider and Karlheinz Böhm in Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin (1956)

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    Yul Brynner "The King and I" 1956 20th Century Fox

    Yul Brynner as King Mongkut of Siam in The King and I (1956).
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    Richard Burton in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

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    Charles Laughton in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)

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    Laurence Olivier in Henry V (1944)

    Laurence Olivier as King Henry V of England in Henry V (1944).
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    Laurence Olivier in Richard III (1955)

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    Nigel Hawthorne in The Madness of King George (1994)

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    Alec Guinness in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

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    Leonardo DiCaprio in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

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    Peter Ustinov and Patricia Laffan in Quo Vadis (1951)

    Peter Ustinov as Emperor "Nero" Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus in Quo Vadis (1951).
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    Tadanobu Asano in Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

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    Timothy Dalton in The Lion in Winter (1968)

    Timothy Dalton as Philip II of France in The Lion in Winter (1968).
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    Mikkel Boe Følsgaard in A Royal Affair (2012)

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