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Richard III

1955 Rated NR 2hr 39m

Laurence Olivier stars as England's storied ruling monarch in one of Shakespeare's greatest historical drama. In a Machiavellian masterstroke, Richard III plays relatives against each other and ascends to the throne amid the War of the Roses. But things start to go bad when he murders two young princes he'd imprisoned in the infamous Tower of London. Cedric Hardwicke, John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson co-star.

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Movie Details

1956 BAFTA®
1957 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
1957 Academy Award®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary.