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Becket(1964)

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Brief Synopsis

England's King Henry II appoints his best friend Archbishop of Canterbury then turns on him.

Cast & Crew

Richard Burton Thomas Becket
Peter O'Toole King Henry II
John Gielgud King Louis VII of France
Donald Wolfit Gilbert Folliot, Bishop of London
Martita Hunt Queen Matilda
Pamela Brown Queen Eleanor
Paolo Stoppa Pope Alexander III
Gino Cervi Cardinal Zambelli
David Weston Brother John
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 11 Mar 1964
Release Date:  1964 Production Date:  [Panavision]
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), Mono Production Co:  Keep Films, Paramount Film Service
Duration(mins):  165 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Becket

    Ed Rothschild 2010-01-31

    Becket is the hero, but if you think about it, Henry was fighting for the rule of law, and Becket for special privledges for the clergy. The whole story is... MORE>

  • Best of the Best

    Ed Brantley 2009-04-10

    This movie showed me what truly great acting is; the chemistry between Burton and O'toole is mesmerizing.Although, there is very little action in this... MORE>

  • When actors could act!

    cwelsh 2008-09-08

    The intensity of Burton and Otoole together is almost too much to digest at once. The chemistry and rivalry between them is 10 times that of Lancaster and... MORE>