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Drama LGBTQ 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19682h 14mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Holiday Christmas Royalty Country: United Kingdom

1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him. An aging and conniving King Henry II of England and Ireland plans a reunion where he hopes to name his successor. He summons the following people for the holiday at his chateau and primary residence in Chinon, Anjou, within the Angevin Empire of medieval France: his scheming but imprisoned wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine; his mistress, Princess Alais, whom he wishes to marry; his three sons, gay Richard the Lionheart , Geoffrey, and John, all of whom desire the throne; and the young, but crafty King Philip II of France, who is also Alais' half-brother.The Lion in Winter featuring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent on Google Play, available for purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (28,259 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#2,400 Ranked Movie

#40 Ranked in Christmas Movies

#70 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#79 Ranked in Holiday Movies

The Lion in Winter has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (28,259 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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