- Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare 's play of the same name. The on-screen title is The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (derived from the title of the 1600 quarto edition of the play, though changing the spelling from "Agin Court").
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Nov 08, 1989 · Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin. In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
- Kenneth Branagh
- 2 min
Laurence Olivier's production of Shakespeare's Henry V adds some creative and colorful touches to Olivier's usual fine performance in the lead role. Like the play itself, it's not as deep as the best of Olivier's Shakespeare films, but it works quite well and is an entertaining movie.
- Laurence Olivier
- Not Rated
- 6 min
May 01, 2017 · In this gritty screen adaptation of Shakespeare's play about the heroic and ruthless king, Henry V of England (Kenneth Branagh) determines to lay claim to the kingdom of France. Henry's self-doubt...
- drama, history
Henry V is a 1989 British historical drama film adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name about King Henry V of England. The film stars Branagh in the title role with Paul Scofield , Derek Jacobi , Ian Holm , Emma Thompson , Alec McCowen , Judi Dench , Robbie Coltrane , Brian Blessed , and Christian Bale in supporting roles.
- $9 million
- 6 October 1989 (London)
- Bruce Sharman
- Patrick Doyle
"Magnificent, passionate and steeped in powerful emotion" (The Washington Post), Henry V is a "stunning," (Leonard Maltin) OscarÂ (r)-nominated* adventure that takes its place amongst the greatest war films of all time.Having recently been crowned King of England, Henry (Branagh) commands a massive invasion to assert what he believes is his legal right to the throne of France.
- Twentieth Century Fox
Nov 01, 2019 · Directed by David Michôd. With Tom Glynn-Carney, Gábor Czap, Tom Fisher, Edward Ashley. Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
- David Michôd
Powered by JustWatch Shakespeare's "Henry V" is a favorite play of the British in times of national crisis, and in 1944, during the darkest days of World War II, Laurence Olivier directed and starred in it as a patriotic call to the barricades.
PG-13 2 hr 17 min Oct 6th, 1989 History, War, Drama Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
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Oct 11, 2013 · Directed by Thea Sharrock. With Edward Akrout, Tom Brooke, Geraldine Chaplin, Richard Clothier. Hal is now a responsible monarch as Henry V, his rejection of Falstaff hastening the latter's death.
- Thea Sharrock
- Not Rated