The Queen

$56m

DBO

$67m

FBO
12 2005 103 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

In the wake of Princess Diana's death, the very private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II and her family remain stoic and hidden behind the castle walls. While the heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with the Queen's absence, the increasingly popular new Prime Minister, Tony Blair battles to convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its ultimate downfall.

Credits

Awards

2006 Berlin International Film Festival

Winner

  • FIPRESCI Prize

2006 Venice Film Festival

Winner

  • Golden Osella

Nominated

  • Golden Lion

2007 Golden Globes

Winner

  • Best Actress - Drama
  • Best Screenplay

Nominated

  • Best Film - Drama
  • Best Director

2007 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Picture

2007 Academy Awards

Winner

  • Best Actress - Leading Role

Nominated

  • Best Original Score
  • Best Director
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Screenplay - Original

Featured Clips

The Queen - The Way We Do Things

The Queen - The Way We Do Things

The queen rejects Blair's request that she return to London, preferring instead to mourn Diana's passing "quietly, with dignity." In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)

The Queen - A Serious Mistake

The Queen - A Serious Mistake

In the wake of Diana's death, the people of England question the Royal Family's stoic response. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell)

The Queen - My Tenth Prime Minister

The Queen - My Tenth Prime Minister

Upon their first official meeting, newly-elected Blair and the queen engage in a playful power struggle. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)

The Queen - Rave Reviews

The Queen - Rave Reviews

After Blair's public tribute to Princess Diana, his popularity reaches outstanding new heights. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)

The Queen - The Boys

The Queen - The Boys

The queen is worried about her grandsons, but is conservative in expressing her own grief. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Charles (Alex Jennings), Prince Philip (James Cromwell)

The Queen - Official Trailer (HD)

The Queen - Official Trailer (HD)

In the wake of Princess Diana's death, the very private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II and her family remain stoic and hidden behind the castle walls. While the heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with the Queen's absence, the increasingly popular new Prime Minister, Tony Blair battles to convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its ultimate downfall. Starring, in alphabetical order: Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Michael Sheen

The Queen - Remorse

The Queen - Remorse

Bowing to public pressure, the queen and the Royal Family decide to make public appearances in the wake of Diana's death. In this scene: Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Prince Charles (Alex Jennings), Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)

The Queen - An End to the Monarchy?

The Queen - An End to the Monarchy?

To many, young Prime Minister Tony Blair seems like England's ticket to disbanding the monarchy , but Blair doesn't quite agree. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), Cherie Blair (Helen McCrory)

The Queen - The People's Princess

The Queen - The People's Princess

Blair pays an emotional tribute to Diana on television, regarding her as the "People's Princess." In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)

The Queen - A Very Public Mourning

The Queen - A Very Public Mourning

The Royal Family watches as public figures from around the world mourn Diana's death. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Queen Mother (Sylvia Syms)

Now Playing: The Queen - The Way We Do Things
Starring: Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Michael Sheen

The queen rejects Blair's request that she return to London, preferring instead to mourn Diana's passing "quietly, with dignity." In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen)