Gosford Park
Gosford Park (2001)

Maverick American filmmaker Robert Altman takes a witty and absorbing look at the foibles of the British class system in this intelligent murder mystery set in the early '30s. Sir William McCordle (Michael Gambon) and his wife Lady… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 25, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A mixture of Upstairs, Downstairs, Clue, and perceptive social commentary, Gosford Park ranks among director Altman's best.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

A scintillating comedy-drama and one of [Altman's] most richly moving and entertaining pictures.

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Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

Altman juggles about thirty different characters, moving them from the upper-class upstairs to the servants' quarters... and he does so without losing the audience.

Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Altman takes you from one delicious subplot to another, serving up mirth and misery in equal measure and exploring the gulf between the lives of those above and below stairs.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Wonderful British whodunit with some sexual content.

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Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

Pret-a-Porter and Dr. T. & and the Women, tarnished his '90s comeback, but the ornery Altman is back in top form here.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

An intruguing commentary on the separation of the classes that will bring back memories of The Remains Of The Day.

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Emanuel Levy

Contents and style converge smoothly and seductively in Altman's luxuriant period drama that applies Agatha Christie murder-mystery format to a rigorous anatomy of British class structure in the 1930s, with all the who's who in U.K. in the cast.

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Brandon Judell
Gay.com UK

please don't raise an eyebrow when you hear such lines as, "Desperate for a ***?" or "Too many fags. They'll be the death of me." The locale here is English society. The date: November 1932. And the "fags" that are being chatted about are puffed on, so pl

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

An interesting ensemble mystery.

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Chris Weber
It's the early 1930s and a group of wealthy Britons and an American, along with their servants, all gather at an English country house for a shooting… More
Melvin White
Mrs. Wilson: I'm the perfect servant; I have no life.  "Tea At Four. Dinner At Eight. Murder At Midnight." Well Gosford Park wasn't as… More
Steven Carrier
Robert Altman's "Gosford Park" is an unusual combination of social commentary and observation of the British social class in the 1930s, a… More
Jameson Worley
Excellent movie! One of the best period pieces I've seen in a while. <br/> <br/>One of the best and most noticeable features of this film is… More
Tim Salmons
This is one of those rare genre hybrid films that excels on every level. It's also one of Robert Altman's very best films and that's saying a… More

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