W.E. Synopsis
A lonely New Yorker is obsessed with the romance of Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII.
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Movie Reviews

beautiful and great story

By remleno
beautiful movie. good 1st film.... i think madonna will get a hard time because its madonna...but a great story and well filmed. good movie... better then iron lady ..has soem weaker moments but good...

Better than expected !

By maddyfan4ever
Madonna's Debut Film W.E. took me by surprise, great cinematography, costume and picture. and the soundtrack is one of the best i heard in a long time...


By kipp
A lot better than I thought it would be. Telling the Edward/Simpson story inside another story was a good way to handle it. It gave Madonna the unique opportunity to tell it from the feminist...


By rlverson
Mildly entertaining movie with a weak script and some missing motivations for the behavior of the protagonists. Nice look at the dress of the 30s upper class....

beautiful to look ...better than i thought it would be

By waynefh65
Madonna has style and a romantic vision. Madonna is also obviously obsessed with CIGARETTES (hundreds are smoked during this film...often in closeup) and RED LIPSTICK... great music. Def worth a...


By Gabrielle Rosenberg
Definitely my favorite costumes in a film this year. Great art direction, and cast, had some really beautiful shots as well. The story had some loose ends, and I thought it could be edited better....


By kkleinbe
This is so contrived it is laughable. At first you don't realize that one set of characters are real and one set are fiction. There is alot of back and forth between the eras, these snippets are...

Beautiful cinematography and story....

By SxySpanishStud10
I really enjoyed how Madonna intertwined a modern day story along with the historical tale of one of the most romantic couples of our time. I found the acting to be superb and Andrea Riseborough is...

A Strange And Confused Plot, Poorly Directed, But The Score is Excellent.

By Al P
I know, unless it's a musical the score is not very important in a movie. Still, that very thing is what keeps this one from being an abysmal failure. Mildly entertaining, it's obvious a daring...


By Catsko
If i have seen a worse movie in my 58 years i cannot tell you wat it was....I walked out sneaked over to Albert Nobbs and thank God i did!!! Close is best actor hands down!!...

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Rated R | For some domestic violence, nudity, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Madonna directs mature, uneven drama; some domestic abuse.
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