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289 Ratings


Directed by Peter Glenville
United States, United Kingdom, 1964
Biography, Drama


An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God’s divine will rather than the king’s.

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Becket Directed by Peter Glenville

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

1965 | 11 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1964 | 2 wins including: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

1965 | 3 wins including: Best British Art Direction (Colour)

1965 | 4 nominations including: Best British Actor

Directors Guild of America

1965 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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