The Benefactor Synopsis
A newly married couple (Dakota Fanning and Theo James) are forced to navigate the all-consuming interest of a powerful, mysterious, and possessive philanthropist (brilliantly played by Richard Gere).
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Movie Reviews

By alanbrowdy27
Not much to this...

"The Benefactor" with Richard Gere

By dmmoham
Loved it thought Gere was on task as usual. I've been watching Dakota Fanning since she was a child; she is just flawless in her style and technique on the big screen! Plot was good and kept you...

By Anniejoy1
absolutely loved it??...

Good Movie

By dbowen3133
Love Richard Gere in this movie and Theo James is very very good also....

Do not waste your time

By bomanpatti
I'm pretty easy and like many movies that have bad reviews, but this was a waste of my time! A storyline that takes you nowhere! It ends without answers without developing other characters almost...


By mavram
This movie was bland, strange, and painful to watch. It really was that bad. I have no idea how such good actors chose to be in such a bad movie. Do not waste your money. This movie should be seen...

Worth the watch....

By bellaciao17
Top notch cast! Theo James really brings his character in to life. A great watch, and characters worthwhile that keep you interested....

By shavoncaststeel
It was okay no wow factor your average predictable drama which was ironic with such a great cast...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Despite great cast, melodrama has little to say; drug use.
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