Mrs. Henderson Presents
Mrs. Henderson Presents (2006)

A recently widowed eccentric with money to burn and no intentions of settling down enlists the aide of a showbiz professional to transform a run-down theater in Soho into London's most innovative entertainment hot spot in director… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 3, 2006
DVD Release Date: April 18, 2006
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins shine in this warm, witty period piece.

Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

Though nudity will keep this from being a family film, for those who love the family of the theater, this postcard from its past is worth framing in your heart.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

A lively period piece elevated by a winning pair of leads.

Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post

The movie may be slight and a bit predictable, but these two actors are wonderful to watch.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

If you're attracted to movies whose charms involve recollecting simpler times, Mrs. Henderson will do nicely.

Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

The role of Mrs. Henderson may not have been written with Judi Dench in mind, but it's hard to imagine who else might slip into the part so effectively.

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Maria Llull
Common Sense Media

An unexpectedly classy film. Not for kids.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

The greatest pleasure of Mrs. Henderson Presents is watching two of the grandest British lions taking their talents for a long walk.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The redoubtable Mrs. Henderson is the sort of character that Dench was born to play: funny, eccentric, cranky and with a spine of all-too-visible steel.

Cole Smithey

Hoskins and Dench share a unique chemistry that pierces the story's heavy-handed construction.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The Windmill Theater in London was infamous for shaking up that famous British stiff upper lip with their girly revues and bawdy shows, and that story is told… More
Dean King
A great little English film with a great English casting line up. Including Kelly Reilly a very good actress on the rise, who will be well known to UK audiences… More
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Spencer S.
A valiant effort, Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins are a perfectly mismatched couple, plotting through their endeavor of the theatre with clarity, but what should… More
Luke Baldock
The recently widowed Mrs. Henderson has no idea what to do with her life and her vast amount of cash. Her friend suggests she gets herself a hobby, and after… More
Cynthia S.
Dame Judi Dench. If you like her, you will like this nice, slow moving drama.

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