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Tolkien (2019)

PG-13
112 min | Biography, Drama, War

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
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$20,000,000
Opening weekend
$2,200,537
Gross (US & Canada)
$4,535,154
Gross (World)
$7,776,413
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Release date
May 10, 2019 (United States)

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67 cast members
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Nicholas Hoult
J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien   See fewer
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Al Bollands
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Kallum Tolkien
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Craig Roberts
Private Sam Hodges Private Sam Hodges   See fewer
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Harry Gilby
J.R.R. Tolkien (Young) J.R.R. Tolkien (Young)   See fewer
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Colm Meaney
Father Francis Father Francis   See fewer
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Laura Donnelly
Mabel Tolkien Mabel Tolkien   See fewer
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Guillermo Bedward
Hilary Tolkien (Young) Hilary Tolkien (Young)   See fewer
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Nia Gwynne
Bronwen Bronwen   See fewer
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Mrs. Faulkner Mrs. Faulkner   See fewer
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Adrian Schiller
English Master English Master   See fewer
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Robert Gilson (Young) Robert Gilson (Young)   See fewer
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Ty Tennant
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Owen Teale
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Mimi Keene
Edith Bratt (Young) Edith Bratt (Young)   See fewer
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Sian Crisp
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Patrick Gibson
Robert Gilson Robert Gilson   See fewer
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Anthony Boyle
Geoffrey Smith Geoffrey Smith   See fewer
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Christopher Wiseman Christopher Wiseman   See fewer
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Lily Collins
Edith Bratt Edith Bratt   See fewer
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James MacCallum
Hilary Tolkien Hilary Tolkien   See fewer
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Schoolmaster Schoolmaster   See fewer
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Mia Woods
Priscilla Tolkien (Child) Priscilla Tolkien (Child)   See fewer
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Michael Tolkien (Child) Michael Tolkien (Child)   See fewer
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Harry Webster
John Tolkien Jnr. (Child) John Tolkien Jnr. (Child)   See fewer
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Christopher Tolkien (Child) Christopher Tolkien (Child)   See fewer
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Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 16,377 votes