High Hopes

High Hopes (1989)Stream and Watch Online

Audience Score
PG 1 hr 48 minFeb 24th, 1989Drama, Comedy

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Released February 24th, 1989, 'High Hopes' stars Phil Davis, Ruth Sheen, Edna Doré, Philip Jackson The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 48 min, and received a user score of 72 (out of 100) on TMDb, which compiled reviews from 65 knowledgeable users.

What, so now you want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but Cyril, who reads Marx and wants the world to be perfect, is reluctant. Cyril's mum locks herself out and must ask her snooty neighbors for help. Then Cyril's sister Valerie stages a surprise party for mum's 70th birthday, a disaster from start to finish. Shirley holds things together, and she and Cyril may put aside her Dutch cap after all." .

'High Hopes' Release Dates

Watch in Movie Theaters on February 24th, 1989
Watch on DVD or Blu-ray starting June 23rd, 2009 - Buy High Hopes DVD