Charlotte Gray
Charlotte Gray (2002)

In 1942, London is in the middle of the Blitz. The city is blacked out and bombs shatter the night. Charlotte Gray is an ordinary woman who travels from Scotland to London to see how she can help. At a party, she meets Peter, a battle-weary… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 9, 2002
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32%
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63%



Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A dull adaptation of Sebastian Faulk's novel despite gorgeous cinematography and Cate Blanchett's best efforts.

Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

The pace is so lethargic and the focus so diffuse that it's hard to get a fix on Charlotte beyond needless glamorization.

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Steven Rosen
Denver Post

While Blanchett's presence is surely felt in virtually every scene of the movie, her acting isn't. We don't connect with her at all.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

One day Blanchett may get a part that melts her virginal ice queen formality, but this isn't the film

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

Mounts a romantic drama of the World War II era in mostly glossy, shallow terms.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

This is Blanchett's film. Her quiet, detailed work leaves you wanting more.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Mature material in this old-fashioned WWII movie.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

If this is melodrama, it's melodrama of a superior rank, and I salute it.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

Not a great work but wields powerful weapons in its director and its star.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Does a pretty good job of capturing some of the least romantic aspects of World War II.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Although I would have rather seen a film about the unsung Women of the Second World War without the love story, it did work well in Charlotte Gray. It's a… More
Dean McKenna
Cate Blanchett is magnificent as her title role in this war-drama film.
Wahida K
The story of an ordinary woman in an extraordinary time.
Cameron Johnson
"Je m'appelle Gray... Charlotte Gray." Actually, I don't know of any people from France being majorly involved in this film about French… More
Lady D'arbanville
Such a different perspective on a war-time film, showing this through a strong woman?s eyes, in a man?s world. This story is essentially driven by love.… More
Barry Lappin
Great film.