The Iron Lady Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 6774

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 65

Theatrical Release Date: 12/30/2011

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/10/2012

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Biography

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Actors: Meryl Streep, Harry Lloyd, Jim Broadbent, Anthony Head, Richard E. Grant, Roger Allam

Plot: A film based on the life of the UK's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher and what she had to sacrifice in order to rise to power in a male-dominated political society. -- Chris Kavan

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
2.5/4

Rod - wrote on 07/01/2015

I think there was a problem on framing the story of Margaret Thatcher and the over-all direction of the film. Meryl Streep was incredibly great though, and that's not a surprise.

Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 07/11/2014

It was a okay movie but it's not for everyone.

Rating of
4/4

Gabrielle - wrote on 01/11/2014

I gave this full marks for Streep's performance; aspects of the film's structure were not very interesting.

Full Movie Reviews

patjohnson76
patjohnson76
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Rating of
3/4

Streep - simply the best

patjohnson76 - wrote on 01/24/2012

An okay script and film is strengthened by a huge performance by Meryl Streep, who embodies Margaret Thatcher so much there were times I thought I was actually looking at Thatcher herself. It's not just the look she gets down, but also the voice, mannerisms, and posture to a point where the line between the two gets thin. While the previews make it look like a biopic, the film is actually a drama of an older Thatcher, struck with dementia, being reminded of certain points in her career. As a result, you get a more intimate portrayal of Thatcher rather than just a film about her accomplishments. Some may not like this, the dementia is never addressed and thus, if you don't know she's suffering from it, you might think Thatcher went crazy. As someone who follows politics regularly though, …

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