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The King (2019)

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Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Hotspur
Gábor Czap ... Scot Soldier (as Gabor Czap)
Tom Fisher ... Northumberland
Edward Ashley ... Cambridge
Steven Elder ... Dorset
Stephen Fewell Stephen Fewell ... Grey
Sean Harris ... William
Ivan Kaye ... Scrope
Tom Lawrence ... Westmoreland
Ben Mendelsohn ... Henry IV
Timothée Chalamet ... Hal
Joel Edgerton ... Falstaff
Josef Davies ... Beale
Roderick Hill ... Cloaked Man
Niké Kurta ... Molly
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Storyline

Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life - including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton). Written by Netflix

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, and language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Hungary | Australia

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Szilvásvárad, Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$120,780
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The scar on Henry's cheek is historically accurate. The real Henry V was struck in the face by an arrow at the battle of Shrewsbury in 1403, when he was 16 years old. In the movie, it's the scene in which Henry fights Percy Hotspur. The arrow was removed, but it left a permanent scar. See more »

Goofs

When Prince Henry and Hotspur are first fighting in full armor, modern rubber soles are visible on their feet. See more »

Quotes

Sir John Falstaff: A king has no friends. Only followers and foe.
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Gritty tale of Henry
1 November 2019 | by benjaminapplinSee all my reviews

Not sure what to expect when watching this. Truley gritty film. The acting was superb. The battle scenes were truly realistic. Nice change from Netflix terrible films they've put their name on.


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