The Last King Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, June 17 , 2016

Rating: N/A

Runtime: 1 hr, 40 m

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.

The Last King Plot: What's the story?

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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Production Timeline: When did the The Last King come together?

On or about May 2, 2016 • The film was in Completed status.

The Last King Release Date: When was it released?

The Last King was released in 2016 on Friday, June 17, 2016 in limited movie theaters. There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Finding Dory, Central Intelligence and No Stranger Than Love.
United States
June 17, 2016 Limited
June 17, 2016

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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