The Last King Movie

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In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country's history.

Who's Involved:

Jakob Oftebro, Kristofer Hivju, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Thorbjørn Harr, Nils Gaup

Release Date:

Friday, June 17, 2016 Limited

Runtime: 1 hr, 40 m
Language: Norwegian

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Plot: What's the story about?

Based on true events, The Last King is set in civil war-ravaged Norway. Aided by rebel group the Birch Legs, the Norwegian King fights for survival against the Church’s Bishopsmen, who seek to supplant the throne. On his deathbed after falling ill, the King soon welcomes a son, born in secrecy, as half the Kingdom wants him dead. Tasked with guarding the only remaining heir to the throne, two Birch Legs warriors, Skjervald (Oftebro) and Torstein (Hivju), escape with the infant and must traverse treacherous landscapes to protect their future King.

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  1. 2016 - May: The film was set to Completed  status.

The Last King Release Date: When was the film released?

The Last King was a Limited release in 2016 on Friday, June 17, 2016. There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Finding Dory, Central Intelligence and Clown.

As a Limited release, The Last King will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

The Last King DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Last King was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 .

The Last King VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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The Last King was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Friday, June 17, 2016. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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