Poor Things Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 644

Average Rating: 3.3/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 12/08/2023

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/12/2024

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Actors: Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo, Ramy Youssef, Margaret Qualley, Jerrod Carmichael

Plot: When Bella Baxter is brought back to life by her quite unorthodox father/scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter - she is kept sheltered until a debauched lawyer, Duncan Wedderburn, convinces her to join him on a whirlwind getaway. She soon learns to break from the conventions of the time - yearning for equality and liberation. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/13/2024

Yorgos Lanthimos remains a unique visionary in the world of cinema. Emma Stone deserves that Oscar win as she balances uncouth, naivety and free-spirited adventure all at once - and Mark Ruffalo is a fantastic cad. Willem Dafoe is perfectly cast as a Dr. Frankenstein-esque genius madman as well. Weird and wonderful and truly unlike anything else you will find out there - Lanthimos continues to push boundaries and we are all better for it.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 12/31/2023

Sporting an otherworldly visual style, sharp dark humor, and an amazing lead performance from Emma Stone, "Poor Things" is a piercingly timely allegory from one of modern cinema's most unconventional yet visionary minds.

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“I must go punch that baby.”

Matthew Brady - wrote on 11/07/2023

The first film of the Leeds International Film Festival 2023 (LIFF), and what a strong start!

Poor Things is a humorous, sexy, and Gothic tale that can be philosophically but in the most bizarre ways. There is something so wonderful about the weird, especially in art.

Emma Stone's performance as Bella Baxter was just glorious. It’s also a very “risky” performance because when we first meet her, she is a child in an adult body after being reanimated, with her vocabulary being on the same level as a three-year-old, and her uneven body posture/moments, as if she’s still learning how to move. There is A famous movie saying, “Never go full stupid”, but Stone finds the right balance that prevents it from being embarrassing to watch, which other actors failed at. However, that …

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