Released Date
October 23, 1998
Distributor
Gramercy Pictures (I)
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$30,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$30,082,699 + $52,067,943 = $82,150,642
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Daniel Craig

as John Ballard

52

Cate Blanchett

as Elizabeth I of England

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Christopher Eccleston

as Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Nor

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Richard Attenborough

as William Cecil, 1st Baron Burgh

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Kelly Macdonald

as Isabel Knollys

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Geoffrey Rush

as Francis Walsingham

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Vincent Cassel

as Henry, Duc d'Anjou

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Emily Mortimer

as Kat Ashley

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Joseph Fiennes

as Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Lei

57

Kathy Burke

as Mary I of England

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John Gielgud

as Pope Pius V

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Fanny Ardant

as Mary of Guise

About Elizabeth

The early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

About

The biographical film follows the early years of Elizabeth I of England's reign as she learns what she must do in order to establish herself as strong and powerful monarch. 

Trivia

The movie was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won the Academy Award for Best Makeup. Filming took place in Australia, New Zealand, and various locations around England.