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The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter(1968)

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Brief Synopsis

England's Henry II and his estranged queen battle over the choice of an heir.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Harvey Director
Peter O'Toole King Henry II
Katharine Hepburn Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine
Jane Merrow Princess Alais
John Castle Prince Geoffrey
Timothy Dalton King Philip of France
Anthony Hopkins Prince Richard the Lion-Hearted
Nigel Stock William Marshall
Nigel Terry Prince John
Kenneth Griffith Strolling player
O. Z. Whitehead Bishop of Durham
Kenneth Ives Eleanor's guard

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 30 Oct 1968
Release Date:  1968 Production Date:  [Panavision]
A Martin Poll Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Eastmancolor) Distributions Co:  Avco Embassy Pictures Corp.
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), Mono Production Co:  Haworth Productions
Duration(mins):  134 Country:  United Kingdom
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • when you are the best..

    a.morris 2017-12-30

    no need to do a remake based on quality. it will probably be the greatest version of the play on film and one of the greatest movies based on a play ever. MORE>

  • The Lion In Winter

    Michael Whitty 2017-06-26

    First-rate English storytelling appears to be a follow-up to "Becket" which Peter O'Toole again plays King Henry II. Katherine Hepburn plays... MORE>

  • Just the Greatest Family Movie ever !!!

    Will Roche 2016-11-25

    I believe the first time I saw this movie was in 2000 or so. And since then, every time that it comes back on, I rejoice! It's so hard to describe... MORE>