The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana. more
Release DateU.S.All the King's Men was released on
Friday, September 22, 2006 Release
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for an intense sequence of violence, sexual content and partial nudity
"All the King's Men" is a story of human nature, power, corruption, idealism, romance and betrayal. A uniquely American story, it is steeped in the atmosphere of the South during the 1940s and 50s, but its message is still timely and relevant today. "All the King's Men" uses politics as a framework to delve into the more profound dilemmas of human existence—sin, guilt and redemption. In its exploration of the corrupting aspects of power, the story focuses on a once just man who has lost his moral center and will use any means possible to achieve his goals.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on Robert Penn Warren's 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
- Meryl Streep was originally cast as Sadie Burke, but had to back out due to schedule conflicts.
- TBA: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States