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The Lion in Winter (1968)
- Country: UK, USA
- IMDB Rating: 8.1
- Genres: Biography, Drama, History
- Release: 1968-10-30
- Director: Anthony Harvey
- Writers: James Goldman (screenplay) , James Goldman (play)
- Language: English
- Stars: Peter O'Toole , Katharine Hepburn , Anthony Hopkins , John Castle
- Runtime: 134 min
- Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 18 nominations.
- Plot: It's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.