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Peter the Great ()


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Season: 1 Year: 1986

Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in 1682 to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the 1700s.

Awards:
  • Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations.
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  Peter the Great (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Sophia (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Prince Feodor Romodanovsky (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Sir Isaac Newton (4 episodes, 1986)
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  King William III of Orange (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Alexander Menshikov (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Young Peter the Great (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Charlotte (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Anna Mons (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Athalie (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Frederick (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Catherine Skevronskaya (4 episodes, 1986)
Mike Gwilym ...
  Shafirov (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Count Tolstoy (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Patriarch (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Boyar Lopukhin (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Natalya (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Prince Vasily Golitsyn (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Col. Patrick Gordon (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Alexis (4 episodes, 1986)
Vladimir Ilin ...
  Earl Sheremetief (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Danilo Menshikov (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Prince Sukhorukov (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Father Theodosius (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Silvestre Mons (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Karl XII, King of Sweden (4 episodes, 1986)
Lyubov Germanova ...
  Afrosina (4 episodes, 1986)
Burkhard Heyl ...
  Count Piper (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Eudoxia (4 episodes, 1986)
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  10 Year Old Peter (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Ivan (4 episodes, 1986)
Tolly Thwaites ...
  Boy Alexis (4 episodes, 1986)
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  Louise (4 episodes, 1986)
Denis DeMarne ...
  Old Peter the Great (4 episodes, 1986)
Philip Bowen
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Michael MacKenzie
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Anton Ragulin
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Heinz Weiss ...
  Austrian doctor (4 episodes, 1986)
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Dmitriy Chernigovskiy ...
  Michael Menshikov (4 episodes, 1986)
Cameron Austin Schiller ...
  Boy in Castle (4 episodes, 1986)

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Plot Summary

This is the story of Peter I, Czar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia, and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all European" country, importing scientists, costumes, technology, and military tactics. Written by Luis Carvacho

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Pierre le Grand (France)
  • Pedro el Grande (Spain)
  • Peter der Große (West Germany)
  • Nagy Péter (Hungary)
  • 愛と戦いの日々 ロマノフ王朝 大帝ピョートルの生涯 (Japan, Japanese title)
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  • 371 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Sir Laurence Olivier, who had difficulties remembering his lines, initially (very politely) refused to work with dialogue boards. Only after the dialogue coach asked his co-star Maximilian Schell to tell him that all actors worked with boards, he agreed to do so. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1986). See more »

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