Lovelace Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5045

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 08/09/2013

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/05/2013

Language: English

Genre: Biography

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

Actors: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Chris Noth, Robert Patrick, Bobby Cannavale

Plot: Biography of Linda Lovelace, who became a sensation in the porn industry thanks to her role in the film Deep Throat. Yet that is not the life she wanted but rather the life her abusive husband forced on her - until she found the courage to take control of her own life. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/02/2014

The film is too narrow in scope to really paint a portrait of the life of Linda Lovelace. But Amanda Seyfried gives a standout performance anyway, and the film does a great job of capturing that era - from the look to the music - even if the story falls short. A good film - just not one that's likely to have a great impact.

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Rating of
2/4

Lackluster Lace

Jacob Zembower - wrote on 08/12/2013

A minor disappoint considering the hugely talented cast involved. It's certainly worth watching if only for Amanda Seyfried's fearless and dedicated performance. Peter Sarsgaard is also great, transcending the cliche-smarmy-abusive-husband role. It's probably his most frightening and scuzz-ball performance since Boys Don't Cry. The real standout is Sharon Stone as Linda's mother. She's nearly unrecognizable and definitely deserves awards attention. The problem with the film however, is that it's basically a lifetime movie, if lifetime could show R-Rated films. It merely skims the surface of Lovelace, and her character turns into nothing more than a cypher. It's not a horrible movie, but a more in depth approach would have been better. Still, it's entertaining enough and …

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