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1,271 Ratings

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed by Robert Hamer
United Kingdom, 1949
Comedy, Crime


Dennis Price is sublime as an embittered young commoner determined to avenge his mother’s unjust disinheritance by ascending to her family’s dukedom in one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly black comedies ever made.

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Kind Hearts and Coronets Directed by Robert Hamer

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1949 | Winner: Best Production Design (International Award)

National Board of Review

1950 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

BAFTA Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best British Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1950 | 3rd place: Best Actor

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