Napoleon is an epic historical drama film from 2023 that was written, produced, and directed by David Scarpa. The film, which is based on the actual biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, stars Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon and Vanessa Kirby as Joséphine. It mainly shows the French leader’s ascent to power and their romance.
Napoleon had its world premiere on November 14, 2023, at Salle Pleyel in Paris. On November 22, 2023, Columbia Pictures and Apple Original Films distributed the film in the US and the UK through Sony Pictures Releasing. Later, it was streamed on Apple TV+. Critics gave the movie mostly favorable reviews.