25 best royal movies ever

The King’s Speech (2010)

Colin Firth takes on the role of George, the current Queen’s dad – who's struggling to deal with his stutter even as his brother, King Edward VIII, is preparing to pal up with the Nazis. When Edward's given the boot, George needs to overcome his speech impediment to deliver a vital broadcast to the nation. Cue a Rocky-style montage of practice with his speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) and some swearing that caused problems with the censors. Those were the days when normal folk listened to monarchs too.

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