Hemingway & Gellhorn
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)

A 1936 meeting between novelist Ernest Hemingway and war correspondent Martha Gellhorn sparks a nine-year relationship dominated by a volatile romance that nearly rivaled the combat zones into which they threw themselves in Spain, China,… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: April 2, 2013
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker

Ernest Hemingway, played with the energetic bravado of a self-made literary legend by Clive Owen, is the man who commands attention by his own design, but Gellhorn's journey from respected journalist to uncompromising war correspondent is the story here.

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S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Acclaimed writers don't ring true in mature HBO biopic.

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Brian Orndorf

Despite a globetrotting atmosphere of world history and lustful motivation, director Philip Kaufman falls short of a fulfilling screen investigation.

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Scott Foundas
Film Comment Magazine

When people lament the lack of sophisticated adult entertainment at the movies these days, Hemingway & Gellhorn is exactly the sort of movie they're pining for

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Mark Rozeman
Paste Magazine

Certainly one expects as bit more from the likes of director Philip Kaufman.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Hemingway & Gellhorn is a magnificent film, joining the ranks of Kaufman's best.

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Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

Hemingway and Gellhorn suffers because the story of a woman not wanting to be the footnote in her partner's career, whose message inadvertently becomes the footnote in a meandering mess of a biopic.

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Jeremy Heilman

Kidman is strong here as Martha Gellhorn, using her exceptional figure and old-fashioned movie star glamour to full effect.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
My Week with Marilyn, take note: this is a much better model for a "biopic" with two protagonists. The film's not perfect - a little wooden and… More
Cynthia S.
Good, but long. I found this movie very informative. I knew nothing of Martha Gellhorn till I saw this biodrama. Hemingway lived up to his player-drunkard… More
Alice Shen
Before we get started, I just wanna say, "Damn Nicki Kidman. DAT ASS!" Sleek and perky with no VPL. I imagine that's hard to do in the… More
Walter M.
"Hemingway & Gellhorn" opens with Ernest Hemingway(Clive Owen), not writing, but fishing and catching a huge specimen which is displayed in his… More
Jim Hunter
Ernest Hemingway meets his match in the person of a fellow war correspondent, Martha Gellhorn. Despite the order of the title, this is a film about Martha… More