Mr. Turner Synopsis
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.
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Movie Reviews

If you need a sedative try this film

By Sfreisinger
The positives were nice cinematography and costumes. The negatives (& I will be far more brief than this film) were that it felt like two hours of Turner grunting to the point I thought his only...

Mr. Turner

By framlach
Mr. Turner is a stunningly beautifully filmed story of the artist Turner. The movie is filmed as though many of the scenes are Turner paintings, Unfortunately many of the characters speak English...

Mr. Turner

By dallmat
One of the most visually beautiful films ever, but slow pacing and absence of coherent plot made it seem very long. Wonderful performances of entire cast couldnt overcome slow pace and lack of plot....

If you have had a nervous breakdown or if you are into your elder years this is for you...

By reachteresa
This movie is so slow and melodramatic me and the person I went with left before it was over. In my opinion, this movie is good for people who have had a nervous breakdown and can not handle...


By rockhead21
Fan of both Mike Leigh and Timothy Spall. This is a good film looking at the life of English painter William Turner. Spall gets a starring role and is very good in it. Worth seeing....


By janeboy
The film has so much going for it, but just didn't come together. Turner grunted throughout, making me wonder how such a revered artist ever got anywhere. There was lot's of focus on the look of...

Mr. Turner

By owaters79
I hated the movie and only stayed to the end to not be rude to my friends, only to find they hated it too. The first hour is filled with scenes where almost no no is identified and you are given no...


By judithad
Sitting through this was painful. If I had not been with several other people I would have left after the first 15 minutes. The cinematography is beautiful, but there is no plot and it seemed to last...

By drkenmiller
This was one of the worst movies I've ever seen. Save your money and do not go!!...

Way Too Much Grunting!!!

By dpollackswarth
Do Not go!! A historical period piece, which can often be so engrossing. This is a very slow movie with minimalist dialogue (lots of actual grunting sounds), and a series of random vignettes, which...

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Rated R | For Some Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Biopic of famous painter is well-acted but slow moving.
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