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The Beguiled

The Beguiled is a movie starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning. The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

Other Titles
Pieviltie, O Estranho Que Nós Amamos, Lemtinga pagunda, Csábítás, L'inganno, De bedragna, Η αποπλάνηση, El seductor, O Estranho que Nós Amamos, The Beguiled ビガイルド 欲望のめざめ, I Apoplanisi, La seducción, Ha'pitoui, Petetud, Opčinjen, Na pokuszenie, Lumotut, Les proies, 魅惑, Những Kẻ Khát Tình, Kadın Affetmez, Die Verführten
Running Time
1 hours 33 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Thriller, Drama
Sofia Coppola
Albert Maltz, Thomas Cullinan, Irene Kamp, Sofia Coppola
Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

War-torn Virginia, 1864. A wounded Union soldier is found by a local girl and finds shelter at a girls' school. Their intention is to nurse him back to health and then send him on his way but over time the relationship becomes more complicated.

Comments about thriller «The Beguiled» (23)

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Janet Ross

Some of the things that people complain about in this film are about the plot, the character development, and the acting. There are some plot twists and the character development is done well, and people are happy with the way it was done. The film is action-packed, it has a high body count, there are a couple of out-of-place nudity scenes, and the acting is really good, but that doesn't take away from the film. The cast does a really good job at what they are given, and the scenes where the violence is coming at you are well-done, and the music is really well-placed. This is the kind of movie that people will probably like, if they can look past the problems mentioned above. I have given it a 7 out of 10, but I can't quite help it, because I still feel that there is room for improvement, and this film has some flaws, but I can't help it. This film is just one of those, you know, like the one I mentioned before, but this is a great film that will please many people. I think this film will be a classic, but it is still one that should not be missed.

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Johnny Little

If you're looking for a slick British Gothic film that features impeccable acting, well, don't bother. The Beguiled is not a classic, not even a good one. It's a generic tale of betrayal, betrayal, and then a bit of murder, and that's about it. (SPOILER WARNING!) It is "about" the family secrets that were revealed to one of the characters, but they weren't revealed at all, so you can't really call it a revenge story. The film had been storied for a long time before it even came out. Nobody really cared to see this movie. It wasn't exciting, it was predictable, it was dull. It was everything you would expect from a movie made for kids. They called it "The Beguiled" when it came out, but the older I got, the more I realized that they might have been on to something. After all, this film has been criticized for being a chick flick, and it has been criticized for being predictable. Well, it's the conventional, formulaic, predictable thing. Well, you've seen the formula a million times before. The pacing of this film is awful, but I think that was the point. It was meant to be slow. The pacing is so slow that you don't have time to appreciate all the suspense, and there is no suspense. The main character, Christina Ricci, is the perfect example of an actress who got too big for her britches. Her acting was terrible. The character she portrays in the movie, Bridget, is the epitome of bad acting. Her acting is so contrived that you'd swear she was acting in a stage play. The big problem with this film is that it's incredibly boring. At one point, I was practically praying that it would end before it turned into a big, incoherent action scene. In fact, the whole thing has one of those endings that you feel like you wasted your time on. The Beguiled is a movie that you watch one time and that was it. It's that simple. All the films you've seen that this has been compared to, have been more of an action or romance thriller, and they're all pretty good films. This is one of those movies, that you watch one time, and that's all you'll ever get out of it.

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Robert D.

I read some reviews from people who said that they didn't like the movie, that it was boring. They must have read the book first. This movie is not for everyone, but if you are looking for a true story, you will enjoy it. The only complaint I have is the length of the movie. I thought it was almost too long. But, I really liked it. I was entertained the whole time. I never felt bored. All of the actors did a fine job. I loved the fight scenes and the suspense was good. It is a great story to tell and very true to the book.

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Austin Davidson

I enjoyed the story of this movie. It starts of as a love story between two women and it is slowly revealed that the man was just a conniver. We find out that he did have something to do with the woman's death. I just wanted to know what it was that made him that way and what went into his change of heart. The villain was horrible but at the same time a little endearing. I enjoyed the theme of love. If you like this movie, I suggest you watch It's A Wonderful Life. It's a Wonderful Life is the best movie that I have ever seen and I think that everyone should see it.

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Bruce Price

A rich country girl, who has just been kidnapped by a group of vampires out for a night of bloodshed, falls in love with a local farmer, the leader of a gang of vampire hunters. From this point on, it's a guessing game of what will happen to them and the film is suspenseful. It's very well made, with a great music score by Hans Zimmer, including a lot of classic music. If you like this genre, I'd suggest seeing it. I liked it, but there are lots of things I could've done better, and the ending was a little weak.

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Claudia Christian is the latest figure in the sex kitten industry. So she will be a major porn star, probably. She can be pretty sexy in a certain way. Or, not. Probably neither. I enjoyed this film. It's a movie, and a very good one, for its length. It really is a movie, though. It's about two women, one having sex, the other trying to get it off. The reason for the movie's length is not just for reasons of character depth, but because it has a real plot. It's a story, though a rather slow one. We have lots of scenes that just linger on something a bit too long. We have all the plot holes that you could possibly throw at the story, but you don't really need to. This movie is a good movie, it's not a masterpiece, but it's a good one.

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Nicholas W.

I am in the minority in that I would have to say that I enjoyed this movie a lot. I love Bridget and this movie is just as good as the first one. Not much action here but there is a lot of psychological horror. The idea is, once again, a modern woman tries to escape from her past, from her past and her past makes her more powerful. The idea is not original, it's like a modern version of "Blood and Black Lace". However, this movie is better and I think the creators and actors were more focused on it. All in all, I liked it very much. I give this movie a 10. I hope it will be popular.

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Stephen Romero

This movie is very well made with a very good cast. I thought it was the best remake of a film that I have seen in a long time. The only thing I didn't like was the ending. I would have liked to see how James Mason played it out. It was a good movie overall.

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The cast is terrific, and director John Hillcoat makes an excellent job of maintaining a tension and an atmosphere of menace. The photography is almost like a black and white; as is the music. There are quite a few fantastic scenes (for example, a few close ups of the dead and the heads turning blue), and the tension is maintained for the entire film. If you like thrillers, or at least thrills, you should enjoy this film.

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Carol M.

The Beguiled is one of the more intriguing film of the year, and is well worth the watch. The plot itself is extremely intricate and very thought provoking. However, I feel that the film could have been better executed. The problem that I had with the film, is that I didn't feel that the story line was rich enough to get me emotionally involved. The violence and gore of the film seemed to be random. The violence seemed to be meant to shock, but I didn't really care about any of the characters that were being murdered. I felt like I didn't really know any of the characters that I saw being murdered. As I was watching the film, I thought to myself, "wow, I wish I was more shocked when I watched this movie." So, overall, the film did have some flaws, but was still very interesting and is worth the watch. Check it out.

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This was probably the best movie I saw in a while. It was a good story with a good script. I thought it was a great movie to get my mind off the holiday season. I don't usually like Christmas movies but this one made me happy.

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Ashley Brewer

I'm not sure if the scene where they are in the church is supposed to be pornographic or if it's supposed to be a flashback. Either way, it wasn't very realistic. In all honesty, I found it hard to enjoy the movie, because it was just too serious. I thought the movie was about much more than the revenge the girls got from their father. The acting was really good, and the plot wasn't too bad. But, it was a movie that was too deep for me.

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Harold S.

This is a good movie to watch if you like war movies, because it is very different from most war movies, and its main reason for being is that its violence is really brutal. It is not a gore fest, it is not a horror movie, it is more like a thriller. The violence is totally justified, in fact, it is very realistic and not that much of a shocker. In my opinion, it is a great movie, and it is not that violent. The acting is very good, and I am impressed with the acting, but I must say that the main character is very annoying. I am not sure why she was in the movie at all, but she was very annoying and irritating. It is very hard to like this movie, and I think that it is not very good. It is not a masterpiece, and it is not very good, but it is worth watching.

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Brandon Mason

A lot of time is spent on a bunch of conversations with a single boy who seems to be lost. There is an alarming lack of emotion, but there is also an unearthly desire to survive. The film makes you feel very good about the characters, because they feel alone and isolated and we feel something for them. They are damaged, but they don't make themselves out to be. I really like this film, and I think I would have liked it better if it had been longer, or if I had seen it twice.

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Daniel R.

I have seen the movie, and it was good, but very different. We are used to the Bollywood script, or the Hollywood version, to which most of the Bollywood movies have been turned. It is a different style, and its movie. A good story, with suspense and many twists. After I saw the movie, I realized that this is a typical Bollywood movie. Bollywood movies are different from Hollywood movies, because they are more graphic and violent, so most of the American audiences who like movies like "The Matrix", or "The Dark Knight" are not going to see "The Beguiled". That is why I am giving this movie a seven out of ten. I am glad I watched it, but I have seen better movies like "The Elmo Show" (also a Bollywood movie) and "Blue Valentine" (another Bollywood movie).

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Tiffany Rios

Don't get me wrong, this movie is not for everybody. However, I am not going to say that it is a bad movie because it is a good movie. It is about a woman who goes to a camp for escape, where she meets a man who shares a lot of his problems, with the exception of the woman. The plot is actually very interesting, but in a difficult way. It is very difficult to understand, but also very enjoyable. The two women in the movie are played by a very attractive cast, which is very funny and interesting. When you watch it, you'll be able to understand it. It is a good movie, not that bad, but it is not a good movie. The good thing is, that it is not that hard to understand, it is just a story with a few events. This makes it easy for everybody.

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Let's be honest, not everyone in a movie theater can be taken in by all the action. That said, the Beguiled is the kind of movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat. As the film opens, we see a young female couple leaving their home in Scotland for a new life in America. The first twenty minutes of the film are pretty good, building the characters and setting the tone for what to expect. The film then moves into the depths of the Beguiled itself, focusing on the lives of these characters and their mysterious pasts. Then, the film hits its stride, starting to go on for another three hours and letting the tension build as each character is slowly unveiled. At its heart, the film is an examination of what happens when secrets are kept for a long time. There are some great scenes in the film where you get a sense of the horror and desperation of the Beguiled, showing you what it is to live there. When the film gets into its climactic third act, it comes to an abrupt end. The movie is not for the faint of heart, but it's a very tense and thought provoking film that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Not everyone will like the film, and I'm sure that some people will walk out of the theater wondering what the hell just happened, but I think that many people will find something to enjoy in the film. Be sure to catch the last few scenes of the film and I bet you won't be disappointed.

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James R.

This film is about a woman who married a man she loved and gave birth to a boy she believed was her son. The doctor in charge of the operation called off the baby and kept it in his home as he considered the infant illegitimate and kept it a secret from his wife. Eventually, her husband finds out about the baby and tries to get the doctor to have the baby. After a few days, he tells her about the boy. The next day, his wife reveals the baby's real name to him, and she leaves him a big present. When the man takes the baby to the hospital, the nurse tells him that the baby's mother is dead. The doctor's wife informs him that the baby was hers but the husband did not recognize it. She then leaves him a note telling him that she did not recognize the baby. Soon the man realizes the truth and is distraught. When his wife is found, she tells him that she has a son but it was not his son. The wife then kills herself and the husband tries to get the baby back. This film is good in parts but has a lot of problems with it. It's a well-done movie but it could have been better. Some of the parts don't make sense. Like the husband saying that the baby was her. Another problem is the ending. The baby does not survive and the husband is still looking for the baby. It's like they had a baby and they put it in the freezer and forgot about it.

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Aaron Roberts

I was very much impressed by this film, as well as Lotte Lenz's performance. I enjoyed it as a suspense film, and the movie did hold my attention the whole way through. I was very moved by the 'Heavenly Father', who was a very intense character, and very well played. The movie was a very good story of revenge and redemption. It did not disappoint me, and I think that if you enjoy movies of this genre, you will certainly enjoy this movie. It was very good. I highly recommend it.

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I was very disappointed by the few reviews here and elsewhere, and to the point of being put off from seeing this movie. The ratings here were all well below my average expectations, but I'm glad I watched it. The movie had a story to tell, a compelling story. I didn't find the film predictable or shallow, in fact, I found it incredibly intriguing. The characters are real and very compelling. One reviewer stated that he was always wondering what he would do if he got it wrong. Now I can see why. This film is very well written, well directed, and very entertaining. Even though it is set in the past, there is much that can be read about today. If you are interested in what would have happened in the world in 1820, then this is a good film to see. The only drawback was that I found the ending to be a little abrupt. But overall, I loved the film and recommend it to everyone.

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Clint Eastwood's "The Beguiled" tells the story of an unemployed woman who is wrongly convicted of the murder of her husband. Her daughter survives, but she is given little to live for. In order to pay for a college education, she agrees to work for the family of a wealthy businessman. She learns to love the husband, and to become more independent. But, when her husband, a loving man, is murdered, she is forced to use her power and influence to protect her daughter from the man who wronged her. I've seen all of Clint Eastwood's films, and I have to say, I've seen this one before, but, it didn't bother me. It was a good story, the writing was superb, the direction was excellent. The acting was good. I was on the edge of my seat throughout the film. Although I didn't love the film, I definitely enjoyed it. This is an excellent film, and I will definitely recommend this film to my friends.

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Carl L.

This is an interesting movie, and I found it a bit disjointed at times. It's an ambiguous movie, where you have to read between the lines to really understand the movie. The whole idea of the victim's guilt being unspoken seems to be very far-fetched. It does have an interesting concept of unconscious bias, which I feel is missing in most of the movies we see these days. I also feel the plot was a bit underdeveloped. The movie is worth watching, but I'm not sure it will be your favorite movie, and it may not be a movie you will watch again.

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The story of a young girl being terrorized by a group of women who will stop at nothing to terrorize her has been done many times before. What makes this movie so good is the character development and development of the characters. All of the actors who were in the film did a superb job in their roles, especially with Joaquin Phoenix. The relationship between his character and the other characters were so real. There were moments where I was screaming for her to help him or for his character to kill them and he wouldn't let me down. The scene where he tries to be a peacemaker with his "woman" is so real that I could actually feel what he was feeling. The film is just a masterpiece of how to present a story in a new light. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes their dramas in a different light than the usual Hollywood fare. Highly recommend.