Now Streaming on Peacock

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Becket (1964)

PG-13 1964-03-11 (US) DramaHistory 2h 28m
What's your Vibe?

Login to use TMDB's new rating system.

An age of rampant lusts, abandon, runaway passions. An age brought bristling to life by two of the most exciting stars of our time!


King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

  1. Peter Glenville


  2. Edward Anhalt


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Burton

    Richard Burton

    Becket / Thomas Becket

  2. Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole

    his King / King Henry II

  3. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France

  4. Gino Cervi

    Gino Cervi

    the Cardinal / Cardinal Zambelli

  5. Paolo Stoppa

    Paolo Stoppa

    the Pope / Pope Alexander III

  6. Donald Wolfit

    Donald Wolfit

    Bishop Folliot

  7. David Weston

    David Weston

    Brother John

  8. Martita Hunt

    Martita Hunt

    Empress Matilda

  9. Pamela Brown

    Pamela Brown

    Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew


Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $9,100,000.00


Content Score 


Yes! Looking good!

Looks like we're missing the following data in en-US or en-US...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page


Want to rate or add this item to a list?