The Young Victoria Synopsis
Teenage Victoria (Emily Blunt) meets the love of her life and becomes England's queen.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The Young Victoria has a subtler flow than you might expect, and at times it's calmer than you may like. Director Jean-Marc Vallée's images...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The Young Victoria achieves a fine balance. I guess that's what you get when a film is produced by both Martin Scorsese and Sarah Ferguson.
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75

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
A sumptuous period drama.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If the film itself isn't brilliant, its star most definitely is.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Once you get past the fact that lovely Emily Blunt doesn't look anything like the dour historical pictures of Britain's longest-reigning...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Emily Blunt makes Victoria as irresistible a young woman as Dame Judi Dench made her an older one in "Mrs. Brown" (1997).
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Emily Blunt, one of the best and most glamorous actresses to come out of England in recent years, makes an unusual but highly successful...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The film does look beautiful, and there's enough intrigue to inspire anyone to learn more about such a complex, fascinating life. It just...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It’s a muddled but plush experience overall, and if you’re a royalist completist or a historical romantic, you’ll probably have a decent...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
If you like this sort of movie - and actually, cards on the table, I like this kind of movie - you will not be sorry you saw it. But you...
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What to expect:

By cobalt_and_black
The Young Victoria was actually released in theaters throughout the United Kingdom in March, so the DVD is already out. Like most period pieces, The Young Victoria does include half fact and half...

The Young Victoria

By coolpen88
Fantastic movie that presents a small portion of Victoria's life, just when she was gaining power and meeting her future husband, Albert. The acting was always top-notch, and the costumes were...

grandeur with humanity

By sharonTN
Emily Blunt invests royalty with dignity; this movie is for history buffs and anyone interested in human relationships in highly charged political settings....

Captivating!

By joplinspig
I saw this movie Christmas day, and loved it! I thought all the actors gave great performances, and were very convincing; I was very anxious for Victoria to become 18 and be able to stand on her own,...

The Young Victoria

By BeachGo27
She sweeps you away, with her graceful strength. By believing in love and truth in a world where aristocracy is calculatingly and cold, the young Victoria brings you to simple joys. This film makes...

True love from a Queen

By jagjaxon
Good acting and a great (true) story. Photography was superb and they did a good job with costuming. I enjoyed this show, but not as much as my wife who loves a really good love story. I can't she...

Sumptuous

By kingbuch
generally well acted, beautiful sets and costumes, good story...

You go Victoria!

By movie_steed
Wow, what a terrific film and entertaining to boot. What an incredibly romantic story about two of Great Britain's Monarchs who actually feel in love and remained so until Prince Albert death. The...

A believable romance that left me feeling good...

By maryleemac
Good acting, quick action, but some historical figures weren't fleshed out enough for me to understand the conflict. The bad guy in the film, played by Mark Strand, was well acted but I didn't know...

The Young Victoria

By Managuare
This movie was more than refreshing. It was well-done, had strong characters, was done in good taste and represents the kind of viewing the majority of Americans' want and appreciate.There is so...

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Rated PG | For a scene of violence, mild sensuality, smoking and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Queen's biopic is more tender romance than historical saga.
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