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Becket

Synopsis

A high-class costume drama with a substantive historical basis, Becket is the true story of the friendship between King Henry II ([[Performer~P53681~Peter O'Toole~peterotoole]]) and Thomas à Becket ([[Performer~P83664~Richard Burton~richardburton]]), a royal courtier and confidant whom Henry appoints as Archbishop of Canterbury. As Becket takes his duties with the Church seriously, he finds himself increasingly at odds with the King, who finally orders the death of his once-close companion when he...more

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4.0

68 out of 100 Metascore®

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