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  • The Lion in Winter (1968)
  • PG
    134 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Lion in Winter (1968)
PG
134 min | Biography, Drama, History

1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. When he allows his imprisoned wife Eleanor of Aquitaine out for a Christmas visit, they all variously plot to force him into a decision.
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James Goldman (screenplay) (play "The Lion in Winter")
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Oct 30, 1968 (United States)

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16 cast members
Name Known for
Peter O'Toole
Henry II Henry II   See fewer
Katharine Hepburn
Eleanor of Aquitaine Eleanor of Aquitaine   See fewer
Anthony Hopkins
Richard Richard   See fewer
John Castle
Geoffrey Geoffrey   See fewer
Timothy Dalton
Philip II Philip II   See fewer
Nigel Stock
William Marshal William Marshal   See fewer
Kenneth Ives
Queen Eleanor's Guard Queen Eleanor's Guard   See fewer
O.Z. Whitehead
Bishop of Durham Bishop of Durham   See fewer
Fran Stafford
Lady in Waiting Lady in Waiting   See fewer
Ella More
Lady in Waiting Lady in Waiting   See fewer
Kenneth Griffith
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Henry Woolf
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Karol Hagar
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David Griffith
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