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Brideshead Revisited

(2008)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content.

PG-13 In Theaters 07/25/2008 , 134min.
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Viewer Score
56%
Viewer score based on 17 ratings
64%
Critic score based on 32 reviews

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January 20, 2009
Valorieoliver
A real window into the era's more's and beliefs. The acting was incredible and the motivation was "spot" on. Movies of this type are rare and that is unfortunate.
September 06, 2008
pjtszaro
Brideshead Revisited was a lousy movie! It was a waste of time and money. It was anti anything happy, anti love, anti marriage, anti ...It is sad that Emma Thompson participated in this one. Not her usual caliber of movie. It also should have been an R rated movie. JUNK!
August 21, 2008
RJs111154
Best movie of the summer, hands down. Entertaining, thought provoking, great cinematography, and the story line could be about any family, anywhere. 5 thumbs up, and don't know why this movie got no press.....
August 19, 2008
RedFishDrewFish
I actually really enjoyed it. An intelligent watcher might enjoy the subtly in the themes presented. Worth a watch and an open mind.
August 19, 2008
SlickChick1942
Saw the movie today---If you like a homosexual theme; I f you like alcoholism; bashing of religious belief systems;poorly paced movies; and a family that puts all on a guilt trip---You will love this movie. The cinematography, however, was superlative.Wayne

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

San Francisco Chronicle
A very noble movie, which makes it interesting at times, but not often enough. Full Review
A.O. Scott
The New York Times
Mr. Goode shows all the charisma of a stalk of boiled asparagus molded into the likeness of Jeremy Irons. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
The saga ultimately lacks the emotional wallop of the TV version. But its clever writing, strong performances and sumptuous production design make for a rich experience nonetheless. Full Review
David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
A very noble movie, which makes it interesting at times, but not often enough. Full Review
Dennis Harvey
Variety
Offers lush and compelling drama drawn from Evelyn Waugh's beloved novel. Purists may blanch at the screenplay's changes to the source material's narrative fine points, but its spirit survives intact. Full Review

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