Prince Albert, "Bertie" (Academy Award® winner Colin Firth) was the second son of King George V and so never destined to rule. But after the passing of his father and the scandalous abdication of his brother, Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie suddenly finds himself facing accession to the crown and leadership of an Empire on the verge of war. Bertie has been crippled by a debilitating speech impediment since he was very young and in the age of radio and with his country in need of a leader, Bertie's wife Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter), the future Queen Mother, realises her husband needs help. It is through her search that Bertie arrives at the office of Lionel Logue (Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Rush), an eccentric Australian speech therapist with unorthodox techniques. After a rough start, Bertie and the Speech Therapist delve into the treatment and so begins a most remarkable relationship between the two men. With the support of Logue and his family, the new King will overcome his stammer, find his voice and deliver a radio address that will unite a nation.

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The King's Speech (2010)

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Drama · 1h 58m · 12/25/2010

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Prince Albert, "Bertie" (Academy Award® winner Colin Firth) was the second son of King George V and so never destined to rule. But after the passing of his father and the scandalous abdication of his brother, Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie suddenly finds himself facing accession to the crown and leadership of an Empire on the verge of war. Bertie has been crippled by a debilitating speech impediment since he was very young and in the age of radio and with his country in need of a leader, Bertie's wife Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter), the future Queen Mother, realises her husband needs help. It is through her search that Bertie arrives at the office of Lionel Logue (Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Rush), an eccentric Australian speech therapist with unorthodox techniques. After a rough start, Bertie and the Speech Therapist delve into the treatment and so begins a most remarkable relationship between the two men. With the support of Logue and his family, the new King will overcome his stammer, find his voice and deliver a radio address that will unite a nation.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, United Kingdom, Australia

Production Companies

The Weinstein Company, UK Film Council, Momentum Pictures, Aegis Film Fund, Molinare Investment, FilmNation Entertainment, See-Saw Films, Bedlam Productions

Budget

$15,000,000

Revenue

$414,211,549
Part Of
Cast
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Colin Firth

King George VI
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Helena Bonham Carter

Queen Elizabeth
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Derek Jacobi

Archbishop Cosmo Lang
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Geoffrey Rush

Lionel Logue
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Dominic Applewhite

Valentine Logue
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Ramona Marquez

Princess Margaret
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Jake Hathaway

Willie
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Andrew Havill

Robert Wood
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Robert Portal

Equerry
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Richard Dixon

Private Secretary
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Adrian Scarborough

BBC Radio Announcer
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Paul Trussell

Chauffeur
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John Albasiny

Footman
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Charles Armstrong

BBC Technician
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Danny Emes

Boy in Regent's Park
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Teresa Gallagher

Nurse
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Dick Ward

Butler
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John Warnaby

Steward
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David Bamber

Theatre Director
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Patrick Ryecart

Lord Wigram
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Guy Pearce

King Edward VIII
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Jennifer Ehle

Myrtle Logue
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Michael Gambon

King George V
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Timothy Spall

Winston Churchill
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Anthony Andrews

Stanley Baldwin
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Roger Parrott

Neville Chamberlain
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Claire Bloom

Queen Mary
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Eve Best

Wallis Simpson
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Freya Wilson

Princess Elizabeth
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Calum Gittins

Laurie Logue
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Ben Wimsett

Anthony Logue
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Roger Hammond

Dr. Blandine Bentham
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Simon Chandler

Lord Dawson
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Tim Downie

Duke of Gloucester
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Orlando Wells

Duke of Kent
Crew
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Tom Hooper

Director
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David Seidler

Writer
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Iain Canning

Producer
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Emile Sherman

Producer
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Gareth Unwin

Producer
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Danny Cohen

Cinematograpy
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Tariq Anwar

Editor
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Alexandre Desplat

Music
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Disc Releases
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The King's Speech

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

4/19/2011

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The King's Speech

(DVD)

2/1/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The King's Speech

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/19/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The King's Speech

(DVD)

4/19/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The King's Speech

(DVD)

4/19/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The King's Speech

(Blu-ray)

4/19/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

The King's Speech

(Blu-ray)

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