Elizabeth 25 years old

Declared illegitimate aged 3. Tried for treason aged 21. Crowned Queen aged 25.


The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.


Elizabeth Cast

Name Character
Geoffrey Rush He was 47, now 72 years old as Sir Francis Walsingham
Cate Blanchett She was 29, now 54 years old as Elizabeth I
Kelly Macdonald She was 22, now 47 years old as Isabel Knollys
James Frain He was 30, now 55 years old as Alvaro de la Quadra
Joseph Fiennes He was 28, now 53 years old as Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
Alfie Allen He was 12, now 37 years old as Arundel's Son
Daniel Craig He was 30, now 55 years old as John Ballard
Vincent Cassel He was 31, now 56 years old as Duc d'Anjou
Fanny Ardant She was 49, now 74 years old as Mary of Guise
Kathy Burke She was 34, now 59 years old as Queen Mary
Christopher Eccleston He was 34, now 59 years old as Duke of Norfolk
Edward Hardwicke He was 66, 78 years old when he died as Earl of Arundel
John Gielgud He was 94, 96 years old when he died as The Pope
Eric Cantona He was 32, now 57 years old as Monsieur de Foix
Emily Mortimer She was 26, now 51 years old as Kat Ashley
Richard Attenborough He was 75, 90 years old when he died as Sir William Cecil
Lily Allen She was 13, now 38 years old as Lady in Waiting
Jamie Foreman He was 40, now 65 years old as Earl of Sussex
Kenny Doughty He was 23, now 48 years old as Sir Thomas Elyot

Elizabeth Crew

Name Department
Tim Bevan as Producer. He was 40 (now 65) years old Production
Michael Higham as Music Editor. Sound
Andrew MacRitchie as First Assistant Editor. Editing
John Myhre as Production Design. He was 1 (now 23) years old Art
Mark Auguste as Supervising Sound Editor. Sound
Simone Ireland as Casting. Production
Vanessa Pereira as Casting. Production
Michael Hirst as Screenplay. He was 45 (now 71) years old Writing
Alison Owen as Producer. She was 37 (now 62) years old Production
Derek Trigg as Foley Editor. Sound
Matthew Gray as Set Designer. He was 25 (now 50) years old Art
Remi Adefarasin as Director of Photography. He was 50 (now 75) years old Camera
Eric Fellner as Producer. He was 39 (now 64) years old Production
Jill Bilcock as Editor. She was 50 (now 75) years old Editing
George Gibbs as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
Alexandra Byrne as Costume Design. She was 38 (now 63) years old Costume & Make-Up
Shekhar Kapur as Director. He was 52 (now 77) years old Directing
David Hirschfelder as Original Music Composer. He was 37 (now 62) years old Sound
Peter Chiang as Visual Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Terry Forrestal as Stunt Coordinator. He was 50 (52) years old when He died Crew
Elizabeth poster
Elizabeth (25 years)

Declared illegitimate aged 3. Tried for treason aged 21. Crowned Queen aged 25.

  • Release day: Sunday, September 13, 1998
  • Runtime: 124 minutes
  • Budget: 30000000.00
  • Revenue: 82150642.00