The King and I (1999 film)

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The King and I is a 1999 American animated musical film directed by Richard Rich and written by Peter Bakalian, Jacqueline Feather, and David Seidler, loosely adapted from the Anna Leonowens story, and uses songs and some of the character names from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's stage musical of the same name.

The film was released theatrically in the United States on March 19, 1999 and grossed $12 million domestically on a $25 million budget.

The Extraordinary Adventure, The Magical Romance, The Musical Masterpiece taglines

The King of Siam[edit]

  • Someday, you too will know everything.
  • [praying to Buddha] Buddha, please help Anna keep awake for scientific preparation of banquet, even though she is a woman and a Christian and therefore unworthy of your interest.
  • [when Louis is hiding behind his mother in fright] Never hide behind woman's skirt, it's not brave. Also, impossible to know when she sit down!


Master Little: Oh! I get it, Oh Corporate One... we are going to be rich, aren't we?
The Kralahome: [sniffs] Well... I am.

Louis Leonowens: [holding a crossbow] Hey, do these things still... [crossbow accidentally goes off and narrowly misses Master Little] Sorry.
Master Little: Good thing Master Little so little...

Tuptim: [holding a vase of flowers] For your room, Mrs. Anna.
Anna Leonowens: Oh, how lovely!
[Tuptim looks at poetry book]
Anna Leonowens: Oh, you must have something in return.
Tuptim: Oh no, Mrs. Anna, you will be punished for giving book to servant!
Anna Leonowens: [giving Tuptim the poetry book] Oh, nonsense, I'm a teacher.

[When walking on roof and Louis follows]
Prince Chululongkorn: Not for boy, you'll get hurt.
Louis Leonowens: That's what you said about kick-boxing - and I bloodied your nose!

Anna Leonowens: [teaching King's children] I have a surprise. A new, modern, British map.
[Anna unrolls map out on wall]
Prince Chululongkorn: Siam is not so small!
Anna Leonowens: Oh but look, England's even smaller.
King's other children: [all at once] Ah!
Prince Chululongkorn: But royal palace is centre of whole universe.
Anna Leonowens: Well, I suppose we think that of all our homes really - whether you live in a palace or not.


  • The Extraordinary Adventure, The Magical Romance, The Musical Masterpiece
  • The All New Animated Family Spectacular Adapted From The Musical By Rodgers And Hammerstein

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