Metroland
Metroland (1999)

The year is 1977. Chris (Christian Bale) and Marion (Emily Watson) are a married couple living in the title London suburb, so named because it is at the end of the Metropolitan subway system. The two lead a mundane suburban life until Toni… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 28, 2000
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Underrated.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A deft morality tale about the engines of sexual desire and jealousy.

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James Sanford
rec.arts.movies.reviews

likely to strike a chord with a lot of young husbands, especially those who find themselves sometimes envying their single friends. ...Bale and Watson are utterly credible...

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

For all the nudity and sexual content, Philip Saville's unoriginal and predictable film is, at its core, no different from one you'd find premiering on network television.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

With terrific performances from Bale and Watson, the film is memorable and unique instead of plain and watchable.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film flips back and forth between the Beatlemania-era of the early '60s and their suburban period of the '70s...

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A moving film about the compromises of adulthood, but perhaps a little too earnest.

Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

An affectionate but barbed tale about a pair of suburban-bred Englishmen

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

There's nothing extraordinary about Metroland.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Nelson Pickens
An interesting movie with an interesting view on modern western culture. Its a bit like an unfunny version of "You Me and Dupree", it has the same… More
Conner Rainwater
A really well done movie with strong performances and visual style. Christian Bale played a great angsty working man looking back on his past. Emily Watson also… More
Chosen 718
Good film, good writing and performances by Christian Bale and Emily Watson.