Marie Antoinette Synopsis
Biopic of the famous Queen of France.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Kristen Dunst is pitch-perfect in the title role.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
With lyrical intelligence and scrappy wit, Coppola creates a luscious world to get lost in. It's a pleasure.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A gorgeous confection, packed with gargantuan gowns and pornographic displays of pastrystuffs, Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette is also a...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Coppola's stranded royal suggests that at heart, Marie Antoinette was just a simple girl who wanted to have fun, and got her head handed to...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
In the revisionist Marie Antoinette, writer-director Sofia Coppola and actress Kirsten Dunst take a remote and no doubt misunderstood...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As art, the movie is neither shallow nor profound, just inconsequential. Yet Coppola is too clever a filmmaker to dismiss the movie out of...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Coppola won't win any Oscars, but the movie is a contender for cinematography, costumes and production design, and it's a lock for...
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Wall Street Journal

Viewed through a contemporary lens and set mostly to a score of '80s pop tunes, this highly stylized, self-conscious enterprise -- really,...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
With its ho-hum performances, muddled point of view, inert plot and pedestrian writing, all that's left to appreciate are the sumptuous...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Coppola has no trouble convincing viewers that Marie Antoinette is an interesting historical subject, but there's a big distance between...
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History with a twist!

Although not a great movie for historical refrences, it is an inteteresting way to depict the life of one of, if not the most famous queens in history. It's an interesting blend of history, florid...

A great dissapointment

By Hollywood[is]Jealous
I was VERY excited to see one of my favorite tragic queens come alive on screen, by my favorite current actress--the lovely Kirstin Dunst. The music at times was entirely innapropriate for the...

long live Marie!

By Moviedude
A lend of classical history,and modren-day flash,Marie Antoinette I think has become a classic.The luminous Kirsten Dunst is sensatonal as Marie.I loved the rock music,especially The Strokes,and all...

Marie Antoinette

By *Lucky_girl*
Excellent film with lots of culture and beautiful color. There's not much dialogue at times, but Marie Antoinette is portrayed wonderfully and as a genuine person with real life feelings. Sofia...


By My_Honest_Opinion
I heard of Marie Antoinette all my life, "Off with her Head" and have seen all those creative Holloween costumes with the scar on the neck. I honestly was expecting a more believable story line? The...

Marie Antoinette...

By chaosdumplings
Great visual movie. Not for those who want a complex quick paced plot....


By bfree90
I enjoyed this movie to the fullest.The costumes were extarvagent and the accuracy of the film in historical senses was amazing.It captured the emotions and fantasies of one of history's most...

You have to see it to believe it....

By QueenieQ
Marie Antoinette was interesting. It was the kinda movie where they don't explain much with words, more with "artistic flair" you know? The colors and costumes were amazing!!! But the script was not...

Classical in a modern sort of way!

By AllAboutMovies_549
I thought the movie was pretty good. I thought the casting, costuming, and scenery were wonderful!! However, I did have a few dislikes. I know Sofia Coppola is a more contemporary director; who finds...

Worst movie ever made.

By Phoenixcool
I wasnt looking for a documentary on Marie, but a little historical accuracy would have been nice. The movie told little about the life of the queen. I waited hours and didnt even see Marie and...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, partial nudity and innuendo
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Teen queen rocks out in punk-scored biopic.
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