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Victoria and Abdul (2017)

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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Ahmed
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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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AUD 1,888,081 (Australia) (17 September 2017)
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Costumes from the film Victoria & Abdul are on display in the Indian Durbar Room at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight until the 30 September 2017. Osborne is Queen Victoria's seaside residence on the island, and it was used as a location in the film. See more »

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Victoria said she was "Morbidly Obese". That term was not coined until the 1990s. See more »

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Queen Victoria: Everyone I love has died and I just go on and on. What is the point?
Abdul Karim: Service, Your Majesty. We are here for a greater purpose.
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That Dame can act!
15 September 2017 | by (Reading) – See all my reviews

Some good performances to support another superb performance by Judy Dench. Izzard was a revelation.

Good pace, good camera work - More history well told than masterpiece, but a good night out.

More comedic lines than I was expecting. Is the racism at the core of the film as much about class as religion?


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