Promising Young Woman Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 354

Average Rating: 3.3/4

# of Ratings: 22

Theatrical Release Date: 04/17/2020

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/16/2021

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Emerald Fennell

Actors: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Plot: A tragic event in her past causes a young woman to seek vengeance against the men who enter her life. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/02/2021

If sweetly psychotic was a mood, Carey Mulligan nails it in this finely-crafted revenge tale about the far-reaching damage that can happen from incidents that are far too common and, as the film deftly lays out, often swept under the rug. If it makes you feel uncomfortable - good, I think that's the point and if if makes some people do a bit of self-reflection, that's not so bad, either.

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Indyfreak - wrote on 09/06/2021

I'm not a Carey Mulligan fan. But she was terrific in this movie.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 04/14/2021

Smart and subversive, "Promising Young Woman" turns the revenge thriller on its head with hot takes on sexual assault and our perceptions of it, while also giving the terrific Carey Mulligan plenty of time to shine.

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Revenge is best severed in confetti rainbows

Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/22/2021

“Can you guess what every woman's worst nightmare is?”

You know, I find it genuinely concerning that some people are angry and upset over this movie. I mean, just look on IMDB. Film is subjective and it’s OK not to like this movie, but the thing I don’t understand is why certain people are upset with the themes this movie appropriately presents. Even through deep inside I know why. If it scares them, good, because they deserve to be scared.

‘Promising Young Woman’ is a rare revenge movie that crosses several genres with one sharp sweep. Some parts are funny, other times it’s romantic, but it can get DARK really quick. I thought the way it was executed was creative and interesting. It shocked me at times with its twist and turns, even though it shouldn’t be …

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