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:

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

Release Date:

Friday, June 17, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 40 m
Language: Norwegian

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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Who stars in The Last King: Cast List

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Who's making The Last King: Crew List

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Production: What we know about The Last King?

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2016: The film was in Completed status.

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

The Last King was released in 2016 on Friday, June 17, 2016 (Limited release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Central Intelligence, Finding Dory and Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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Friday, June 17, 2016
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