The King Is Alive

The King Is Alive

"As the sand shifts... madness nears."
  • R
  • 2000
  • 6.3  (1,843)
  • 52

The King Is Alive is about a group of travelers who are stranded in the desert when the bus they were traveling on runs out of gas. The tourists are completely cut off from the rest of the world, and survive on canned food and dew. One of the tourists is a stage director who persuades the group to perform Shakespeare's play King Lear. The reality of the situation begins to reflect the play they are performing, and not in a good way.

The King Is Alive
Practicing Your Lines: Scene
Practicing Your Lines: Scene

Clip - 1 min 44 sec

The King Is Alive (Trailer 1)
The King Is Alive (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 44 sec

The King Is Alive
The King Is Alive

Trailer - 1 min 47 sec

I Have To Get Home
I Have To Get Home

Clip - 1 min 7 sec

Additional Scenes Of The King Is Alive
Additional Scenes Of The King Is Alive

Clip - 58 sec

Description
The King Is Alive is about a group of travelers who are stranded in the desert when the bus they were traveling on runs out of gas. The tourists are completely cut off from the rest of the world, and survive on canned food and dew. One of the tourists is a stage director who persuades the group to perform Shakespeare's play King Lear. The reality of the situation begins to reflect the play they are performing, and not in a good way.

The King Is Alive is a 2000 drama. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 52.

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  • Release Date
    2000
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (1,843)
  • Metascore
    52