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The Lion in Winter


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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Historical Drama
Director: Anthony Harvey

It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.

Cast :

  • Peter O'Toole
  • Henry II
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Jane Merrow
  • Alais
  • John Castle
  • Geoffrey
  • Timothy Dalton
  • King Philip of France
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Richard
  • Nigel Stock
  • Capt. William Marshall
  • Nigel Terry
  • John
  • Kenneth Griffith
  • Strolling player
  • O.Z. Whitehead
  • Bishop of Durham
  • Kenneth Ives
  • Queen Eleanor's guard
  • Henry Woolf
  • Strolling player
  • Karol Hagar
  • Strolling player
  • Mark Griffith
  • Strolling player
Producers :
Martin Poll
Writers :
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