Overall Rank: 6728
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 65
Theatrical Release Date: 12/30/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/10/2012
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
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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.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 07/11/2014
It was a okay movie but it's not for everyone.
Gabrielle - wrote on 01/12/2014
I gave this full marks for Streep's performance; aspects of the film's structure were not very interesting.
Full Movie Reviews
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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