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Becket (1964)

PG-13
148 min | Biography, Drama, History

King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.
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Writers
Jean Anouilh (play "Becket") | Lucienne Hill (play "Becket" as translated by) | Edward Anhalt (screenplay)
Producer
Hal B. Wallis (as Hal Wallis)
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Budget
$3,000,000
Opening weekend
$7,912
Gross (US & Canada)
$149,327
Gross (World)
$149,327
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Release date
Mar 11, 1964 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Richard Burton
Becket / Thomas Becket Becket / Thomas Becket   See fewer
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Peter O'Toole
His King / King Henry II His King / King Henry II   See fewer
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John Gielgud
King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France   See fewer
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Gino Cervi
the Cardinal / Cardinal Zambelli the Cardinal / Cardinal Zambelli   See fewer
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Paolo Stoppa
the Pope / Pope Alexander III the Pope / Pope Alexander III   See fewer
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Donald Wolfit
Bishop Folliot Bishop Folliot   See fewer
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David Weston
Brother John Brother John   See fewer
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Martita Hunt
Empress Matilda Empress Matilda   See fewer
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Pamela Brown
Queen Eleanor [of Aquitaine] Queen Eleanor [of Aquitaine]   See fewer
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Siân Phillips
Gwendolen (as Sian Phillips) Gwendolen (as Sian Phillips)   See fewer
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Inigo Jackson
Robert de Beaumont Robert de Beaumont   See fewer
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Felix Aylmer
Archbishop of Canterbury Archbishop of Canterbury   See fewer
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John Phillips
Bishop of Winchester Bishop of Winchester   See fewer
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Frank Pettingell
Bishop of York Bishop of York   See fewer
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Véronique Vendell
French prostitute (as Veronique Vendell) French prostitute (as Veronique Vendell)   See fewer
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Jennifer Hilary
Peasant's Daughter Peasant's Daughter   See fewer
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Hamilton Dyce
Bishop of Chichester Bishop of Chichester   See fewer
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Chris Adcock
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Anthony
Courtier (uncredited) Courtier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geoffrey Bayldon
Brother Philip (uncredited) Brother Philip (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Beck
Young French boy (uncredited) Young French boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave Clark
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lane Cooper
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivor Dean
Monk (uncredited) Monk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Deghy
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Paul Farrell
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Halpin
Monk (uncredited) Monk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Laurie Heath
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rose Howlett
Farmer's Wife (uncredited) Farmer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Magda Konopka
Girl on Balcony (uncredited) Girl on Balcony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Lawson
English Peasant (uncredited) English Peasant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfrid Lawson
Old Soldier (uncredited) Old Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Layton
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tutte Lemkow
French Courtier (uncredited) French Courtier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Marlowe
Farmer's Daughter (uncredited) Farmer's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Moulder-Brown
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Newell
William of Corbeil (uncredited) William of Corbeil (uncredited)   See fewer
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Riggs O'Hara
Prince Henry (uncredited) Prince Henry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
Monk (uncredited) Monk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Plytas
Cardinal (uncredited) Cardinal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
Alexander III (voice) (uncredited) Alexander III (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alex Scott
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terence Soall
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Spinetti
French Tailor (uncredited) French Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Graham Stark
Pope's Secretary (uncredited) Pope's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Stroud
Church Guard (uncredited) Church Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Taylor
Village Extra with Blonde Wig (uncredited) Village Extra with Blonde Wig (uncredited)   See fewer
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Royston Tickner
Royal Servant (uncredited) Royal Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Wood
Congregation Member (at Bishops Service) (uncredited) Congregation Member (at Bishops Service) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Woodward
Clement (uncredited) Clement (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 12,624 votes