• Released
  • May 4, 2012
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 4 min
  • Comedy Drama
    Slice of Life
  • 1,290 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: British retirees move to India and find that their new home is a dilapidated hotel.

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Critic Ratings

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
We suspect that the film will be about their various problems and that the hotel will not be as advertised. What we may not expect is what...
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75

Movieline

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The film is, underneath its surface of warm fuzzies, a precision instrument aimed directly at the heart of its intended, underserved older...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A rare reminder from movies that the grand emotions are not only for the young and the middle-aged. They're the sweetness and torment of...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A refreshing, mature fairy tale.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Even at its most predictable, the winning characterizations and soulful insights into aging keep the handsome film on a warmly satisfying...
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70

NPR

By Ella Taylor
It's a sweet-tempered folly in which all's well that ends well.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Marigold Hotel achieves what it sets out to do: Sell something safe and sweet, in a vivid foreign setting, to an underserved share of the...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
So it's a shame that in the end Madden can't keep the tear-jerking from drowning this delicate cinematic flower. The book knew how to hang...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's predictable fluff, sometimes pleasantly so, at others times irritatingly.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a shame, of course, that Madden brought the best to such an exotic Top locale without making the most of the opportunity.
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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Fabulously acted retiree drama will appeal more to parents.
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