King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies about his faithful son Edgar. Madness and tragedy befall both ill-starred fathers.King Lear featuring Paul Scofield and Irene Worth is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (745 votes).
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King Lear has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (745 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.