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The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter(1968)

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Brief Synopsis

England's Henry II and his estranged queen battle over the choice of an heir.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Harvey Director
Peter O'Toole King Henry II
Katharine Hepburn Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine
Jane Merrow Princess Alais
John Castle Prince Geoffrey
Timothy Dalton King Philip of France
Anthony Hopkins Prince Richard the Lion-Hearted
Nigel Stock William Marshall
Nigel Terry Prince John
Kenneth Griffith Strolling player
O. Z. Whitehead Bishop of Durham
Kenneth Ives Eleanor's guard

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 30 Oct 1968
Release Date:  1968 Production Date:  [Panavision]
A Martin Poll Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Eastmancolor) Distributions Co:  Avco Embassy Pictures Corp.
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), Mono Production Co:  Haworth Productions
Duration(mins):  134 Country:  United Kingdom
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • One of the Best EVER!

    Louise 2015-09-07

    Lion in Winter and African Queen are my two favorite movies. The acting is superb, the story great, and the costumes and art are wonderful. I love... MORE>

  • Magnificent!

    Movie Lady 2015-01-30

    From childhood, the Plantagenet dynasty has been my love and passion. When I first saw this movie, I knew I had found the living embodiment of the people I... MORE>

  • The Lion in Winter

    Goetan 2014-02-16

    The loud, screaming family viewers will come to love. O'Toole won a Golden Globe, Hepburn tied with Barbra Streisand of "Funny Girl" for a... MORE>