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Nicholas and Alexandra

1971 Rated PG 3hr 9m

Set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, this drama tells the real-life story of the last Russian czar, Nicholas Romanov (Michael Jayston), and his wife, Alexandra (Janet Suzman). The film looks into the private lives of the imperial couple and their daughters (including the much-talked-about Anastasia), the painful secret that bound them all to the mystical monk Rasputin (Tom Baker) and the eventual execution of the entire family.

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Movie Details

1972 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
1972 Academy Award®
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Janet Suzman
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


Chinese Simplified, Spanish (Neutral), Thai, Korean

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

The film is presented in widescreen letterbox format, with sound in English (Dolby Digital Mono). Subtitles are available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Thai. Extras include a theatrical trailer, 14 minutes of never-before-seen footage and a "making of" featurette from the original theatrical release.