Skip to main content

R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III (Ian McKellen) descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must first remove the obstacles to his ascension -- among them his brother, his nephews and his brother's wife (Annette Bening). When the Duke of Buckingham (Jim Broadbent) deserts him, Richard's plans are compromised.

Cast: Ian McKellen , Annette Bening , Jim Broadbent , Robert Downey Jr. , Nigel Hawthorne , Kristin Scott Thomas , Maggie Smith , John Wood

Director: Richard Loncraine

Genres: Drama

Distributor: United Artists

Richard III (1995)

Release Date: December 29th, 1995|1 hr. 45 min.

similar movies

  • Henry V (1989)

  • Othello (1995)

  • Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

  • Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X