Cheri Synopsis
A middle-aged woman instructs the son of a wealthy courtesan in the ways of love.
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By kitbunnell
I really liked this beautiful, period piece, set in Paris around 1910. Michelle Peiffer looked fantastic and did a great job of acting, as did Kathy Bates. The love story, about an aging courtesan and...

Rupert Friend Is Someone to Watch in the Coming Years

By Babs Bean
For those of you who know the Collette stories this movie was based on, Cheri, the part played by Rupert Friend, is a rather shallow, unsympathetic character who realizes too late how much he had...

Best Movie I've seen This Summer

By erin3083
Seriously the best movie I've seen this summer. The characters are beautiful and the movie follows the book so closely, it's actually what I had pictured in my mind. You will not be disappointed...

Loved it!

By kdavis
This is a great story with superb sets and costumes. Actors are fantastic, most especially Cathy Bates. Really enjoyed this....

Beautiful movie very enjoyable

By atintune
Loved everything about this lush movie. Michelle was so good and so was Kathy Bates. The scenery was lush, the music was absolutely beautiful and It was a beautiful love story and I highly recommend...

Great costumes - awful casting

By tombyrom
This movie has gorgeous scenery and costumes, but is brought down by terrible casting. Kathy Bates as a retired legendary courtesan? Give me break. However, the worst casting was the role of...


By RileytheK
I am shocked that Cheri has not received rave reviews. It is a fantastic love story, brilliantly directed by one of my favorite directors, Stephen Frears. The costuming and cinematography are...

Chick Flick

By suemarie
Hard to relate to the opulent lifestyle shown, but it can be relatable to women of a certain age. An older courtesan (prostitute) falls in love with a much younger man. Beautiful to look at, and...

Unexpected Pleasure

By ManifestStefany
I went to this movie not knowing the story but knowing I liked the actors. I was not disappointed. The mix of light hearted quips and deeply felt emotions. I enjoyed the journey right to the end....

Luscious on all levels

By agelessinaustin
One must be fairly sophisticated to appreciate this gorgeous film and the story. Collette was one of the most popular and acclaimed writers of her era, and Cheri and The Last of Cheri are her two...

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Rated R | For some sexual content and brief drug use