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PG-13| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Following the death of Princess Diana in an auto accident, Great Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren) and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) struggle to reach a compromise in how the royal family should publicly respond to the tragedy. In the balance is the family's need for privacy and the public's demand for an outward show of mourning.

Cast: Helen Mirren , Michael Sheen , James Cromwell , Helen McRory , Alex Jennings , Roger Allam , Sylvia Syms , Mark Bazeley

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Queen (2006)

Release Date: September 30th, 2006|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    One of the best and liveliest movies of the year - funny and touching in ways you can't predict. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An absolute delight, combining the cheap thrills of a biopic with the gentler, but more lasting, pleasures of a brilliant character study. show more

  • 100
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The Queen is the kind of thought-provoking, well-written and savvy film that discerning filmgoers long for but rarely get. show more

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