The King's Speech (2010)

Plot Summary

In the early 20th century, a prince with a debilitating stammer ascends to the throne unexpectedly. Battling his speech impediment and the weight of a nation, he forms an unlikely friendship with a charismatic speech therapist who helps him find his voice. Based on a true story, this inspiring film explores themes of resilience, friendship, and the triumph of the human spirit. With outstanding performances, it offers a compelling insight into the struggles of leadership and the transformative power of overcoming personal challenges.

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Release Date

USA
(Telluride Film Festival, premiere)
2010-09-06
Canada
(Toronto International Film Festival, premiere)
2010-09-10
USA
(Mill Valley Film Festival)
2010-10-07
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Also Known As (A.K.A.)

The King's Speech
(Original title)
El Discurso del Rey
Argentina
The King's Speech
Australia
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Certification

Argentina
No data
Atp
Australia
No data
M
Brazil
No data
12
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Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity
None
Violence & Gore
None
Profanity
Moderate
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Mild
Frightening & Intense Scenes
None

Awards

Golden Globes, USA (2011)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Goya Awards (2011)
Winner
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Academy Awards, USA (2011)
Winner
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Nominated
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Nominated
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Nominated
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Nominated
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Nominated
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Nominated
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
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