Rent The King and I (1956)

3.7 of 5 from 104 ratings
2h 7min
Rent The King and I (aka Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
It tells the true story of an English woman, Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860s. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Yul Brynner), over time Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another.
Actors:
, , , , Terry Saunders, , , , , , , , , , Jerry Chien, Nancy Chien, , , Gemze De Lappe,
Directors:
Producers:
Charles Brackett
Writers:
Ernest Lehman, Oscar Hammerstein II
Others:
Ken Darby, Irene Sharaff, Carl Faulkner, Alfred Newman, Walter M. Scott, John DeCuir, Leon Shamroy, Paul S. Fox, Lyle R. Wheeler
Aka:
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I
Studio:
20th Century Fox
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Music & Musicals, Romance
Collections:
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Awards:

1957 Oscar Best Actor

1957 Oscar Best Sound

1957 Oscar Best Art Direction Color

1957 Oscar Best Music Original or Adaptation Musical Score

1957 Oscar Best Costume Design Color

BBFC:
Release Date:
08/03/2004
Run Time:
127 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles:
Czech, Danish, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • US Theatrical Trailer
  • Movietone News Premiere
  • Movietone News Oscars
  • Audio Clips
  • Cast and Crew Pages
  • Production Notes

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Reviews (1) of The King and I

The costume department was in overdrive - The King and I review by ND

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04/05/2019

Great, just great. They don't make 'em like this any longer. A treat and better than you'd expect. The costumes are sensational and the performances just as good. Enjoy.

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