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Churchill (2017)

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96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

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Complete credited cast:
... Winston Churchill
... Clemmie Churchill
... Dwight Eisenhower
... General Montgomery
... Jan Smuts
... Helen Garrett
... Field Marshal Alan Brooke
... Leigh Mallory
George Anton ... Admiral Ramsay
... Group Captain Stagg
... King George VI
... Briggs
Angela Costello ... Kay Summersby
... Fanshawe
Miro Teplitzky ... Adjutant Howard
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June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. Behind the iconic figure and rousing speeches: a man who has faced political ridicule, military failure and a speech impediment. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality - fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny. Exhausted by years of war and plagued by depression, Churchill is a shadow of the hero who has resisted Hitler's Blitzkrieg. Should the D-Day landings fail, he is terrified he'll be remembered as an architect of carnage. Political opponents sharpen their knives. General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery are increasingly frustrated by Churchill's attempts to stop...

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Rated PG for thematic elements, brief war images, historical smoking throughout, and some language | See all certifications »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$400,843, 2 June 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,244,798, 14 July 2017
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Brian Cox is the third actor from the Hannibal Lecter franchise to also appear in a film about Winston Churchill. Gary Oldman also plays the role in Darkest Hour (2017), while Anthony Hopkins played Churchill's mentor, and previous Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, in Young Winston (1972). See more »

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When Chuchill's car is heading to inspect the troops, it's shown driving across a water covered road with it's headlights fully lit and uncovered. When that car arrives at the base, the light covers have returned. See more »

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Winston Churchill: I am choosing between trials and tribulations. Do stop adding to them.
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Horrific
30 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

When I see Brian Cox, I think no matter what, its going to be at least watchable, alas this was not the case. To be brief (thats all it's worth), Churchill appears as a dithering, almost insane and insecure individual, which from history, is completely false.

Alex von Tunzelmann should be ashamed of this abomination.


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