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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 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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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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

David Michôd's second collaboration with Netflix after War Machine (2017). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Hal: You expect of me a speech? I have only one to give, and it is the same one I'd give were we not standing on the brim of a battlefield. It is the same one I'd give were we to meet in the street by chance. I have only ever hoped for one thing... to see this kingdom united under this English crown. All men are born to die. We know it. We carry it with us always. If your day be today, so be it. Mine will be tomorrow. Or mine today and yours tomorrow. It matters not. What matters is that you know, ...
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Probably the best Netflix movie release
2 November 2019 | by jonathonmannSee all my reviews

For this type of movie I thought the director got pretty much everything just right. The acting, the sets, the music, the storyline, everything worked to give us a thoroughly enjoyable film.


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