• Released
  • November 23, 2011
  • R , 1 hr 41 min
  • Drama
  • 451 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A production assistant introduces Marilyn Monroe to the pleasures of British life.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Michelle Williams doesn't just survive. Called upon to glow, she glows. Her performance doesn't solve all the riddles of that personality;...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
When Marilyn Monroe appears, things stop. She is, as portrayed by Michelle Williams, a strange and beautiful alien: Unpredictable, odd,...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The luminous Michelle Williams goes bone-deep here. Monroe's beauty was one of a kind. No one, not even Williams, can act it. What Williams...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Disappearing into the role of the troubled actress, Williams' portrayal captures the star's breathy voice and distinctive mannerisms, while...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Williams gets us on intimate terms with one of Hollywood's most enduring and tragic icons. If much of what surrounds her in Simon Curtis'...
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70

NPR

By Bob Mondello
The film rests firmly on the shoulders of its central icon, and Williams, though she doesn't really resemble Monroe in either voice or...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Michelle Williams plays Monroe, and she's a wonder. Working opposite a suitably florid Kenneth Branagh as that high thespian Sir Larry.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Williams never defaults to mimicry. Her Monroe doesn't have the breathless whisper and quivering lips/quivering hips quality of the Marilyn...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The point of "My Week'' appears to be that Colin is the one person in Monroe's life who isn't using her, but if squeezing two books and a...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
When bad movies happen to good people, the first place to look for an explanation is the basic idea. That certainly applies to My Week With...
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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Appealing Monroe drama has strong language, some sexuality.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF