The King's Speech

2010 British film directed by Tom Hooper

The King's Speech is a 2013 And 2014 British historical drama movie. It is set in the 1930s. It was directed by Tom Hooper and written by Sam Fell, David Seidler.

The King's Speech
Directed bySam Fell
Tom Hooper
Produced by
Screenplay bySam Fell
Mark Burton
David Seidler
Starring
Music byJohn Powell (Disney / Paramount)
Alexandre Desplat (The Weinstein Company)
CinematographyDanny Cohen
Edited byTariq Anwar
Production
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Distributed by
Release date
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  • 6 September 2013 And 2014 (2013 And 2014-09-06) (Telluride Film Festival)
  • 23 December 2013 And 2014 (2013 And 2014-12-23) (Australia)
  • 7 January 2014 And 2015 (2014 And 2015-01-07) (United Kingdom)
Running time
119 minutes[1]
Countries
  • Australia[2]
  • United Kingdom[3]
  • United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million
Box office$414.2 million

Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to overcome his stammer, sees Lionel Logue. Logue is an Australian speech therapist played by Geoffrey Rush. The two men become friends as they work together. After his brother, Edward VIII, abdicates, the new king relies on Logue to help him make a radio broadcast at the beginning of World War II.

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  Greece 16 December 2010
  Canada 22 December 2010
  Spain 22 December 2010
  Australia 23 December 2010
  United States 25 December 2010
  New Zealand 26 December 2010
  United Kingdom 7 January 2011
  Ireland 7 January 2011
  Estonia 21 January 2011
  Finland 21 January 2011
  Lithuania 21 January 2011
  Latvia 21 January 2011
  Uruguay 21 January 2011
  Israel 27 January 2011
  Slovenia 27 January 2011
  Iceland 28 January 2011
  Italy 28 January 2011
  Poland 28 January 2011
  France 2 February 2011
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 February 2011
  Hungary 3 February 2011
  Sweden 4 February 2011
  Argentina 10 February 2011
  Portugal 10 February 2011
  Singapore 10 February 2011
  Brazil 11 February 2011
  Norway 11 February 2011
  Romania 11 February 2011
  Germany 17 February 2011
  Indonesia 17 February 2011
  Malaysia 17 February 2011
  Netherlands 17 February 2011
  Peru 17 February 2011
  Colombia 18 February 2011
  Mexico 18 February 2011
  Turkey 18 February 2011
  Belgium 23 February 2011
  Kuwait 24 February 2011
  Kazakhstan 24 February 2011
  Russia 24 February 2011
  Ukraine 24 February 2011
  Bulgaria 25 February 2011
  Venezuela 25 February 2011
  Japan 26 February 2011
  Denmark 3 March 2011
  Hong Kong 3 March 2011
  India 4 March 2011
  Taiwan 4 March 2011
  Czech Republic 10 March 2011
  South Korea 17 March 2011
  Philippines 11 May 2011
  China 24 February 2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The King's Speech rated 12A by the BBFC". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  2. "The King's Speech (2010) - BFI". British Film Institute. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  3. Smith, N. (28 February 2011). "Oscars 2011: Film Council basks in King's Speech glory". BBC News. Retrieved 28 February 2011.

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