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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. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
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James Goldman (screenplay) (play "The Lion in Winter")
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Release date
Oct 30, 1968 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Peter O'Toole
Henry II Henry II   See fewer
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Katharine Hepburn
Eleanor of Aquitaine Eleanor of Aquitaine   See fewer
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Anthony Hopkins
Richard Richard   See fewer
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John Castle
Geoffrey Geoffrey   See fewer
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Timothy Dalton
Philip II Philip II   See fewer
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Nigel Stock
William Marshal William Marshal   See fewer
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Kenneth Ives
Queen Eleanor's Guard Queen Eleanor's Guard   See fewer
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O.Z. Whitehead
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Fran Stafford
Lady in Waiting Lady in Waiting   See fewer
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Ella More
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Kenneth Griffith
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Henry Woolf
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Karol Hagar
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David Griffith
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7.9 / 10 | 30,290 votes