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Born a King (2019)

103 min | Drama, History

An extraordinary real life story set in 1919 , BORN A KING is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abdul Aziz, on a high ...See moreAn extraordinary real life story set in 1919 , BORN A KING is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abdul Aziz, on a high stakes diplomatic mission to secure the formation of his country. In London he must negotiate with some of the pre-eminent figures of the age, including Lord Curzon and Winston Churchill, while forming a friendship with Princess Mary who helps guide him through the corridors of power. See less
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Writers
Henry Fitzherbert (screenplay by) (story by) | Ray Loriga (story by) | Bader Al Samari (story by)
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Sep 26, 2019 (Kuwait)

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96 cast members
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Abdullah Ali
Prince Faisal Prince Faisal   See fewer
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Rawkan Binbella
Emir Abdul-Aziz Bin Al Saud Emir Abdul-Aziz Bin Al Saud   See fewer
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Ed Skrein
Philby Philby   See fewer
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Hermione Corfield
Princess Mary Princess Mary   See fewer
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Rubén Ochandiano
Al Thunayyan Al Thunayyan   See fewer
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Celyn Jones
Winston Churchill Winston Churchill   See fewer
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Samuel Adewunmi
Marzouq (as Sam Adewunmi) Marzouq (as Sam Adewunmi)   See fewer
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Laurence Fox
Laurence of Arabia Laurence of Arabia   See fewer
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James Fleet
George V George V   See fewer
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Simon Paisley Day
Sir Montague Smythe Sir Montague Smythe   See fewer
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Marina Gatell
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Kenneth Cranham
Lord Curzon Lord Curzon   See fewer
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Aidan McArdle
Humphrey Bowman Humphrey Bowman   See fewer
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Lewis Reeves
Prince of Wales Prince of Wales   See fewer
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Meg Lake
Queen Mary Queen Mary   See fewer
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Mark Donald
Harry Towsnend Harry Towsnend   See fewer
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Pablo Raybould
Doctor Parker Doctor Parker   See fewer
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Will Irvine
Queen Victoria Hotel Manager Queen Victoria Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Steve Fortune
Old Journalist Old Journalist   See fewer
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Christopher Saul
Mayor of Plymouth Mayor of Plymouth   See fewer
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Thom Petty
Regency Garden Hotel Manager Regency Garden Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Equerry Equerry   See fewer
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Neil Grainger
Courtier Courtier   See fewer
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Simon Wright
Stable lad Stable lad   See fewer
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Rafi Wilder
Kim Philby Kim Philby   See fewer
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Sally Preston
Dora Philby Dora Philby   See fewer
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Emma Tugman
Lady Curzon Lady Curzon   See fewer
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Ali Al Aqal
Faisal (age 9) Faisal (age 9)   See fewer
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Mohammed Isa
Marzouq (age 12) Marzouq (age 12)   See fewer
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Muhammad Ali
Prince Saud (as Mohammed Ali) Prince Saud (as Mohammed Ali)   See fewer
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Prince Turki - Aged 16 Prince Turki - Aged 16   See fewer
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Captain Shakespear Captain Shakespear   See fewer
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Marzouq's mother Marzouq's mother   See fewer
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Ibn Luwai Ibn Luwai   See fewer
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Sheikh Abdullah Sheikh Abdullah   See fewer
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Mqbilia Mqbilia   See fewer
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Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Marzouq (3) Marzouq (3)   See fewer
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Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
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Mariam Al Nafisah
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Bashir Hussein
Prince Servant Prince Servant   See fewer
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Manoj Anand
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Khuwaya Khuwaya   See fewer
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Lord Curzon's Secretary Lord Curzon's Secretary   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 1,813 votes