Overall Rank: 1432
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 182
Theatrical Release Date: 09/30/2006
Genre: Drama, Historical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Stephen Frears
Actors: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Sylvia Syms
Plot: Taking place after Princess Diana's deadly car accident, The Queen of England refuses to make a supportive statement about the Princess, while Prince Charles and Tony Blair try to diffuse the situation and bring royalty back to popularity.
Quick Movie Reviews
Indyfreak - wrote on 03/11/2018
That rare biographical film that starts out strong and loses so much steam over the course of its rather short running time. Helen Mirren and Michael Sheen aren't bad but the movie is just boring.
Ingrid Bergman - wrote on 09/03/2014
Fascinating look at the political impact of the turbulent weeks following the death of Princess Diana on both the newly elected Labor Prime Minister. Mr.Tony Blair and on the British Royal Family. Helen Mirren and Michael Sheen are extraordinarily good in their roles as the Queen and the Prime Minister respectively.
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013
A great modern period piece featuring a virtuoso performance from Helen Mirren.
Full Movie Reviews
Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/08/2014
The Queen: "A good walk and fresh air sorts everything out".
The film takes place after the death of Princess Diana. The Queen of England refuses to make a supportive statement about the Princess, while Prince Charles and Tony Blair try to diffuse the situation and bring royalty back to popularity.
Stephen Frears the director of this movie did a remarkable job bleeding in the footage and the reaction of this dreadful event, because you can feel what these people are going through and even the Queen herself went through a lot things in this crisis. Helen Mirren as the Queen, and am being honest about this but she gives the best performances that I've ever seen in her career. She played the part so well and so brilliant that through out the film I wasn't watching Helen Mirrern …
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