The King

Play video
Stop video

About the film

The King

Release Date: (2019)
Rating: R Premiere

Original Language    :    English
Year    :    (2019)
Genre    :    Drama, History, War
Time    :    2h 20m
Budget    :    -
Revenue    :    -

Movie: England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Rating:   IMDb  / 4.5

Rating by professionals

  • IMDb
    %
  • Hot-top
    %
  • Movie Rate
    %
  • Hollywood
    %
  • 0
    Best Film Actors
  • 0
    YouTube Trailers
  • 0
    Professional Reviews

MAIN ACTORS

Reviews

#

Written by Splinter on November 11, 2019
Just finished The King, a modern interpretation of parts of Shakespeare's Henry IV and Henry V, seemingly targeted at millennials. It's common knowledge that much of Shakespeare's Henry V is based on hearsay, yet his pre-battle speeches at Barfleur ('Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.') and Agincourt ('We band of brothers') have become the stuff of legend and remain the most stirring battle speeches of our time. In The King, Henry's pre-battle speech at Agincourt is neither stirring or inspirational due to being a watered-down, 21st-century, politically correct rendition, wh... read the rest.