The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.

  1. Steven Zaillian

    Director, Writer

  2. Robert Penn Warren


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn

    Willie Stark

  2. Jude Law

    Jude Law

    Jack Burden

  3. Kate Winslet

    Kate Winslet

    Anne Stanton

  4. James Gandolfini

    James Gandolfini

    Tiny Duffy

  5. Patricia Clarkson

    Patricia Clarkson

    Sadie Burke

Full Cast & Crew

All the King's Men
All the King's Men



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 10, 2006


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget $55,000,000.00

Revenue $9,450,897.00



Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

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


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