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Tolkien(Movie, 2019)

PG-13
| 1h 52min | Genres: Drama, History, War
TolkienRating: 3.4/5 (with 102 votes) 89
Tolkien is a 2019 American biographical drama film directed by Dome Karukoski and written by David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford. It is about the early life of English professor J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, as well as notable academic works. The film stars Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, and Derek Jacobi. Tolkien was released in the United Kingdom on May 3, 2019 and in the United States on May 10, 2019. It is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures under the Fox Searchlight Pictures banner, making it the first film released by Searchlight after their acquisition by Disney on March 20, 2019. The film received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $7 million worldwide on a $20 million budget, making it a box-office bomb. ()
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About Tolkien

Explore the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: England
Named after: J.R.R. Tolkien (Person)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 24 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/10/2019 (World premiere: 05/03/2019)
Dedicated to: J. R. R. Tolkien
Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Harry Gilby, Laura Donnelly, Guillermo Bedward, Nia Gwynne, Pam Ferris, Adrian Schiller, Tony Nash, Michael Bryceson, Andrew Bissell, Owen Teale, Mimi Keene, Sian Crisp, Patrick Gibson, Anthony Boyle, Antony Barlow, James MacCallum, David Puckridge, David Bromley, Lara Maguire, Holly Dempster, Jane Dixon-Rowland, Genevieve O'Reilly, David Birkbeck, Colin Macdonald Burnie, Derek Jacobi, Andy Orchard, Frank Kerr, Rob Rhys Bond, Joel Phillimore, John Bradfield, Mia Woods, Sienna Woods, Paul Gurcel Escudero, Harry Webster, Jack Riley
Director: Dome Karukoski
Producer: Peter Chernin, David Ready, Kris Thykier, Jenno Topping
Film Editor: Harri Ylönen
Composer: Thomas Newman
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A Light in the Darkness"
Budget: 20,000,000 USD
Revenue: 7,776,413 USD (= 39%)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:115703, Added: 03/22/2018, Last updated: 08/18/2019