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Summary A United Kingdom is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa. It was a decision that altere...

A United Kingdom
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 41 Critic Reviews
65
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 39 User Ratings
5.9
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Summary A United Kingdom is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa. It was a decision that altere...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 41 Critic Reviews
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61% Positive
25 Reviews
39% Mixed
16 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 41 Critic Reviews
65
61% Positive
25 Reviews
39% Mixed
16 Reviews
0% Negative
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31% Mixed
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18% Negative
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Mixed or Average Based on 39 User Ratings
5.9
51% Positive
20 Ratings
31% Mixed
12 Ratings
18% Negative
7 Ratings

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Production Company Fox Searchlight Pictures, Pathe UK, BBC Film, Ingenious Media, British Film Institute (BFI), Canal+, Ciné+, Yoruba Saxon Productions, Harbinger Pictures, Perfect Weekend, Film United, Advantage Entertainment, The Czech Republic State Fund for Support and Development of Cinematography
Release Date Feb 10, 2017
Duration 1 h 51 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline The true story of a love that shook an empire.
National Film Awards, UK
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination