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McKellen: Playing the Part Poster

McKellen: Playing the Part

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Rated: 7+ (PG)20181h 32mOn: Prime Video 

Built upon a 14 hour interview, McKellen: Playing the Part is a unique journey through the key landmarks of McKellen's life, from early childhood into a demanding career that placed him in the public eye for the best part of his lifetime. Using an abundance of photography from McKellen's private albums and cinematically reconstructed scenes, a raw talent shines through in the intensity, variety and devotion to that moment in the light.McKellen: Playing the Part featuring Ian McKellen and Scott Chambers is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a biography and documentary movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (285 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#5,754 Ranked Movie

#503 Ranked in History Movies

#583 Ranked in Documentary Movies

#780 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

McKellen: Playing the Part has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (285 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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