Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.

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  1. John Orloff


  2. Roland Emmerich


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jamie Campbell Bower

    Jamie Campbell Bower

    Young Earl of Oxford

  2. Rhys Ifans

    Rhys Ifans

    Edward de Vere

  3. David Thewlis

    David Thewlis

    William Cecil

  4. Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson

    Princess Elizabeth Tudor

  5. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave

    Queen Elizabeth I

  6. Sebastian Armesto

    Sebastian Armesto

    Ben Jonson

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $15,395,087.00

Homepage http://www.anonymous-movie.com/

Release Information

  • October 28, 2011
    PG-13, Theatrical



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