The Lost King Movie

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Who's Involved:

Steve Coogan, Sally Hawkins, Stephen Frears, Jeff Pope

Release Date:

Friday, March 24, 2023 Limited

some strong language and brief suggestive references
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

In this inspiring true story, amateur historian Philippa Langley believes she has made the archeological find of the century: the lost burial site of King Richard III. She takes on Britain’s most eminent historians, forcing them to rethink the legacy of one of the most controversial rulers in English history.

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Who stars in The Lost King: Cast List

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Who's making The Lost King: Crew List

A look at the The Lost King behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Stephen Frears last directed Victoria and Abdul and Florence Foster Jenkins. The film's writer Steve Coogan last wrote Alan Partridge and Philomena.


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Production Company

Baby Cow Productions

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Production: What we know about The Lost King?

Key Facts

  1. Inspired by the true story of finding British monarch King Richard III’s remains under a Leicester car park in 2012.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - March: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

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

The Lost King was a Limited release in 2023 on Friday, March 24, 2023. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including John Wick: Chapter 4, Chantilly Bridge and Last Sentinel.

As a Limited release, The Lost 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 Lost King DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Lost King was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 .

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