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The King's Speech
Directed by Tom Hooper
Produced by
Screenplay by David Seidler
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography Danny Cohen, BSC
Edited by Tariq Anwar
Distributed by The Weinstein Company
Release date
6 September 2010 (2010-09-06) (Telluride Film Festival)
7 January 2011 (2011-01-07) (United Kingdom)
Running time
118 minutes[1]
Country United Kingdom[2]
Language English
Budget £8 million ($15 million)
Box office £250 million ($414,211,549)

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.


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