The Nightcomers
The Nightcomers (1972)

Marlon Brando delivers a respectably creepy performance in the Michael Winner directed The Nightcomers -- a film inspired by the characters in Henry James' The Turn of the Screw. On a British country estate, two recently-orphaned… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 15, 1972
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2007
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Emanuel Levy

Michael Winner's rare, ambitious film tries to reimagine the prequel to Henry James' famous novel and its characters, offering Marlon Brando one of his most malevolent and disturbing roles; a good companion piece to The Innocents.

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Brian Holcomb

Strips the artistry of the Henry James original and leaves us with a hairy, overweight, naked and sweating Brando brutally kneading Stephanie Beacham's breasts into new shapes

Douglas Pratt

Michael Winner's film ends where James's tale begins, and it is a deflating attempt to flesh out that which was never meant to be fleshed out, describing in sordid detail the love affair between the mistress and the groundskeeper and how it affected the t

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Aj V
I liked how this movie was strange and creepy, but I also didn't like this movie because it wasn't creepy enough and it was predictable in the end.… More
Mike T.
This is a semi-formed notion of a movie, a mess that limps from idea to idea without ever letting the audience in on any of them. Scenes of sado-masochistic… More