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Nicholas and Alexandra
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Original theatrical release poster
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
Produced by Sam Spiegel
Screenplay by James Goldman
Starring
Music by Richard Rodney Bennett
Cinematography Freddie Young
Editing by Ernest Walter
Studio Horizon Pictures
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) 13 December 1971 (1971-12-13)
Running time 188 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget ~$9 million
Money made $7 million (rentals)

Nicholas and Alexandra is a 1971 biographical movie. It tells the story of the last Russian monarch, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra.

The movie was made from the book by Robert K. Massie. It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.

It won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (John Box, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted, Gil Parrondo, Vernon Dixon) and Best Costume Design. It was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Janet Suzman), Best Cinematography, Best Music, Original Dramatic Score and Best Picture.

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