Stiff Upper Lips
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

This 5.7-million-dollar British comedy from writer/director Gary Sinyor satirizes the now-familiar Merchant-Ivory style of period dramas. So no one will miss the joke, the central setting is Ivory Hall, the Ivory family mansion in rural… More

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 12, 1998
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
38%
Flixster
User Score
37%

Also Available On



Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The upper lips aren't the only things that are stiff in this broad British comedy--so are most of the jokes.

Full review…
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Eric Idle's Merchant Ivory farce is bound to be better tarted up, but this is a good start, as is Le Divorce.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Merely proves that feeble, witless jokes will flop no matter how grand the setting.

Full review…
More reviews for Stiff Upper Lips