Jubilee (1978)

Jenny Runacre plays 16th-century British monarch Elizabeth I in Jubilee. Through a time warp, Elizabeth is whisked to the London "punk" scene of the 1970s. An automatic misfit by virtue of her archaic costuming and speech… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 3, 1978
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the more bleak but imaginative nihilist films to come out of England in the 1970s.

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Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

Flawed but fascinating, deliriously self-indulgent and perverse, it's the cinematic equivalent of having a mouthful of bile gobbed in your eye.

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Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The film stands as an exemplar of its origin era, both undeniably bold and alienating.

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Bruce Bruce
This must be my week of crap movies, I'm going to be honest right from the start: I've only seen two films from the late Derek Jarman, this and The… More
Sarah Gaish
This is a pretty odd film. Not one i would watch again
Lafe Fredbjornson
weird weird weird British stage show and street trash exhibition. I'm a Toyah fan so had to see this movie.
Eric Broome
Interesting if flawed, "Jubilee" is director Derek Jarman's arty look at UK punks and urban decay. His detached stance seems somewhat ambivalent… More
vieras esine
Great set-up, not so great outcome. Definitely worth watching once if you're even slightly interested in weird films or punk rock, but perhaps not a second… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Jubilee" starts with Queen Elizabeth I(Jenny Runacre) and her chief astrologer, John Dee(Richard O'Brien), being visited by… More