The King's Speech

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The King's Speech
Directed byTom Hooper
Produced by
Screenplay byDavid Seidler
Starring
Music byAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyDanny Cohen
Edited byTariq Anwar
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • 6 September 2010 (2010-09-06) (Telluride Film Festival)
  • 23 December 2010 (2010-12-23) (Australia)
  • 7 January 2011 (2011-01-07) (United Kingdom)
Running time
119 minutes[1]
Country
  • Australia[2]
  • United Kingdom[3]
  • United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$15 million
Box office$414.2 million

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama movie. It is set in the 1930s. It was directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.

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 dates[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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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