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RKO 281 (1999)

R
TV Movie | 86 min | Biography, Drama

Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
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Writers
John Logan | Richard Ben Cramer (documentary "The Battle Over Citizen Kane") (in part) | Thomas Lennon (documentary "The Battle Over Citizen Kane") (in part)
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Nov 20, 1999 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Liev Schreiber
Orson Welles Orson Welles   See fewer
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James Cromwell
William Randolph Hearst William Randolph Hearst   See fewer
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Melanie Griffith
Marion Davies Marion Davies   See fewer
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John Malkovich
Herman Mankiewicz Herman Mankiewicz   See fewer
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Brenda Blethyn
Louella Parsons Louella Parsons   See fewer
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Roy Scheider
George Schaefer George Schaefer   See fewer
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Liam Cunningham
Gregg Toland Gregg Toland   See fewer
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David Suchet
Louis B. Mayer Louis B. Mayer   See fewer
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Fiona Shaw
Hedda Hopper Hedda Hopper   See fewer
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Anastasia Hille
Carole Lombard Carole Lombard   See fewer
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Roger Allam
Walt Disney Walt Disney   See fewer
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Simeon Andrews
John Houseman John Houseman   See fewer
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William Armstrong
Mr. Lewis Mr. Lewis   See fewer
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Jay Benedict
Darryl Zanuck Darryl Zanuck   See fewer
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Ron Berglas
David O. Selznick David O. Selznick   See fewer
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Paul Birchard
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Neil Conrich
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Michael Cronin
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Sarah Franzl
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Briony Glassco
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Louis Hammond
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Aaron Keeling
Young Orson Welles Young Orson Welles   See fewer
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Joseph Long
Harry Cohn Harry Cohn   See fewer
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Gareth Marks
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Olivier Pierre
Sam Goldwyn Sam Goldwyn   See fewer
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Roger Rose
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Rolf Saxon
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Adrian Schiller
Paul Stewart Paul Stewart   See fewer
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Kerry Shale
Bernard Herrmann Bernard Herrmann   See fewer
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Cyril Shaps
Jeweller Jeweller   See fewer
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Tusse Silberg
Welles's Mother Welles's Mother   See fewer
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Toby Whithouse
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Tim Woodward
Jack Warner Jack Warner   See fewer
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Angus Wright
Joseph Cotten Joseph Cotten   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 5,467 votes