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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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.
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Charles Brackett
Ernest Lehman, Oscar Hammerstein II
Ken Darby, Irene Sharaff, Carl Faulkner, Alfred Newman, Walter M. Scott, John DeCuir, Leon Shamroy, Paul S. Fox, Lyle R. Wheeler
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I
20th Century Fox
Classics, Drama, Music & Musicals, Romance
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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

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Run Time:
127 minutes
English Dolby Digital 5.1
Czech, Danish, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
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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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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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