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Beatriz at Dinner

Beatriz at Dinner is a movie starring Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, and Connie Britton. A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.

Other Titles
Beatriz la cina, Beatriz na kolacji, Beatriz, mint vendég, 碧翠絲的晚宴, ベアトリス・アット・ディナー, Jantar com Beatriz, Beatriz Akşam Yemeğinde, Una cena incómoda
Running Time
1 hours 22 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Comedy, Drama
Miguel Arteta
Mike White
Connie Britton, John Lithgow, Jay Duplass, Salma Hayek
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A woman of a very different background with very different perceptions of the world, synchronistically has dinner with a group of wealthy people. Her strongly expressed views uncomfortably challenge their relationship with land, people, place and animals.

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Madison Ramirez

This movie was a wonderful discovery for me. I am a fan of Julie Bortnick, and have become a huge fan of hers. I love her current TV series "Nip/Tuck", and I love her movies. She is on her way to a very big screen in the near future. She is very well rounded and has a great heart, as seen in this movie. I have never been a big fan of "American Idol" and thought it was an interesting and useless program, until I watched "Lucky." I watched it a second time, and it was a terrific thing. I have heard people say that they don't really want to hear what the "stars" have to say, but then I think it is a form of entertainment and they may like it more than you, if you listen to the facts. When I saw that this movie was coming out, I thought that it would be an interesting film for me to see, and I was pleasantly surprised. The story was so great, I was feeling like it was my life. This movie, "The Beaver", is a movie that is definitely worth seeing. I give this movie a 10 out of 10.

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Steven M.

I just caught this movie on Bravo yesterday. I loved the movie. I loved the screenplay, the casting, and the characters. I'm really looking forward to seeing the third one! It was really funny and serious at the same time. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes romantic comedies. Definitely a movie you'll want to watch again and again. It's just wonderful.

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I first saw this movie when I was about 9 years old and have always loved it, but didn't have the chance to see it until I recently had the opportunity to see it on Netflix. I have to say that it's one of the best movies I've ever seen in my life. This movie has everything a good movie should have, great acting, a great story, great action, great directing, and of course, great music. There is a point where the music is so good that I have to pause and just listen to it. If you are a music lover then I would recommend listening to the soundtrack. It has everything that a movie needs. I have seen a lot of movies, but not like this one. This is definitely one of my top movies of all time. It's definitely worth seeing.

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I saw this film as part of the Sundance Festival in January 2006. I've been a fan of Margaret Atwood's books for years, and I was very glad to find a film version. There was a small controversy among the screening audience as to the legality of violence in the film. A representative of a pro-abortion group stood up during the Q&A session to shout out, "Violence doesn't solve anything!" The point of the film is that violence solves nothing. The point of the film is that people need to try harder. I think that Margaret Atwood's book is very important in explaining the problems of violence. The differences between the novel and the film are minor, but the point of the novel is that it is the greatest force in human history. The movie is great in describing the different stages of life. It teaches you how a person's future will be based on his past actions. The characters were very well done. The characters were like real people. The film also has several great music themes, including the famous song "Crazy Love" by Rod Stewart.

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One of the best movies I've seen in a long time. Please go see this movie!

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Songs, mysteries and love of a whole new dimension. Cast: Shyam Benegal, Sridevi, Nagesh Babbar, Vikram Tandon, Parvathi Balakrishnan, Narsimha Balakrishnan, Damini Gopi. Direction: Meenakshi Chudakar. Music: Syed Rizwan Qureshi, Boman Irani, Gulzar Ali. Acting: Shyam Benegal, Sridevi, Nagesh Babbar, Parvathi Balakrishnan, Vikram Tandon, Damini Gopi. For a great movie, go for the version directed by Shyam Benegal, the one with Shyam Benegal. Best Film of this year.

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Alan C.

It was a great and funny movie! You must watch it! Don't let the critics spoil it for you. It's better than the first one!

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Phillip B.

This is one of my favorite movies, and it is a MUST SEE! The script is wonderfully written, and as a Woody Allen fan, I love his voice-over style. It is funny and dramatic. This is a great movie! The characters are wonderful and the writing is great! The actors are wonderful too. They all bring so much depth to their characters. Even Sarah Jessica Parker who plays the rich brat, gives the impression of a lady. Her character is so tender and loving, and she is so amazing at it! I love how she is a little spoiled. It makes me laugh! The ending was one of my favorite scenes. I will never forget it. I love this movie and will never forget it!

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Gary Gilbert

I had the pleasure of attending the premier of this film at the Tribeca Film Festival. I am a huge fan of Daniel Day-Lewis and have always been fascinated with his life. I love the many films that he has been in, but this is the first one that really caught my attention. It is such a thought provoking film that I believe that it will be in the Academy's consideration for an award. I can't wait to see it again! The performances were phenomenal. The performances of all the actors were amazing and I could not have been more proud of them. Day-Lewis was so believable as the depressed/lonely man. All his acting was absolutely amazing. There were many scenes that made me want to cry, and his movies always have a special meaning. Also, the directing and cinematography were just brilliant. Everyone in the theatre left with a smile on their face. This movie has everything you could want in a movie. Definitely an Oscar contender!

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Martha W.

The film opens with a conversation between Beatriz (Dakota Fanning) and her friend Verna (Lea Thompson), each with their own gossip. Verna insists that Beatriz has a personality disorder, and when she finally does tell him, she tells him she thinks he has it. Soon afterwards, she tells him that she is not in love with him, and she is married to a rich man. The woman Beatriz claims to be is played by Edie Falco (Charlotte Rampling), the real-life wife of Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, who committed suicide by jumping off the London Bridge. Freddie is also played by Gabriel Byrne, and they both appear together in a role-reversal of one of the bands, performing at the party for the good girl's wedding. Their pretend celebrity is a clever device, but it is also a source of frustration for Beatriz, and eventually her husband. This is, of course, in all the characterizations of the movie, and yet it does not matter, because it is all about the love story. The film begins with Beatriz eating in her own private kitchen, looking at her enormous salad and reading her book of recipes. It is a look at the relationship between the woman and her cooking, and it is a reflection of the film, because it is the food we eat that we eat, and that the movie is so fond of, and the food that Beatriz cooks is a constant subject. The housemaid (Linda Fiore) is on her way to do some chores, and Beatriz is always available, talking and playing games with her. Her kitchen is a work of art, and the kitchen she cooks is the work of a woman who is doing the work of a woman who has been very fortunate, with everything going for her, and who has learned so much from it. The movie shows this world through the eyes of Beatriz's mother, who looks at the pictures of the table and at the other rooms. The movie is not a romantic comedy, because it is not about what happens, it is what happens after, the journey we make with Beatriz, the images of the meal and the food. In the end, the point of the movie is not about what happened, but about what might happen, and the sadness and the joy of the moments that go before, and those that go after. The film is a call to action, for love is a gift that one can give, and that one can receive. The film also reminds us of the importance of marriage, and the importance of love. It is not always given, but it is present, and it is all we have. Beatriz is caught in a difficult relationship, and she is being hit by a truck, and she is used and abused. But love is always present, and love can be a gift, a gift to be given to the world, or a gift to be given to oneself. The movie is a gift, but it is also a call to action, and the message is clear: "Give it to me."

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Phillip Roberts

I have been waiting for this film to come out for years. It is a very relevant movie that is very much relatable to the modern world. The acting is superb and the story is absolutely awesome. I loved this movie!

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Brittany A.

First of all, I don't have any English skills, so I can't comment about the movie's logic. But I know a lot of gay men. And, yes, I'm one. And we do eat and sleep together at the same time. The movie is a good example of the drama and the art of human interaction. The dialogue is an improvement over most movies, the plot moves from a funny scene to a funny scene, and the characters come to life and tell the same funny story. I believe this is what makes the movie end up being so good, although it is not original. The best part of the movie, though, is the end. While I understand that some people dislike the movie for it's ending, I have a lot of respect for it. It goes against what many gay men believe and takes a different way to it. And, unlike most gay movies, it doesn't use the gay men's antics for shock value, it is the more serious topic of the day. The movie is for you, because you just can't find anything else, and it gives you something you can relate to. The movie will definitely leave a mark on you. You will thank me, but, you will thank the movie.

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Laura Johnson

I love this film. It is so refreshing to see a story that shows a young, uneducated African woman making a big contribution to her community and then her life is turned upside down when she comes into contact with an American mother. The story is told so well and even though some of the actors are not in their correct roles, it is still interesting to watch. My favorite character was Beatriz and I was so glad that they brought her back to her homeland. The rest of the cast also did a great job. I think this movie should be nominated for an Oscar. If I were to pick a favorite character, I would pick Nelly De Laurentiis because of her ability to express emotion and show so many different sides to a character. I also really enjoyed the fact that they showed a lot of different ethnic groups as we see in this movie and that the actors played these people perfectly. I really hope that this movie will be recognized by other film makers and that we will see more of this.

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A movie that tells how a little boy is dealt with by people around him. The father wants to see the boy, but is denied by the government because of a "crime" he did. When he wants to get the boy, he does, and that is when things begin to turn for the worst. The man in charge of the case is underpaid, and what can he do? He can try to get rid of the boy, but will that make things better? This movie has something for everyone to think about. It is about what it means to be alive, and it deals with some very serious issues. This movie is full of meaning, and it will make you think about what it means to be a good person. I give this movie a 10/10. Well worth seeing.

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Kelly W.

This is a brilliant film. Without a doubt the best film I have seen. It is not in the same league as Citizen Kane, but still a top contender. No words can express my admiration for Sam Mendes. This is not a criticism on him. I saw this film at a festival and it was well worth it. Everyone should see it. Some of the language is not suitable for children. The film is very educational and this can be a problem in the young. It is a beautiful film and it is not for the faint of heart.

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Crystal W.

While this movie isn't exactly for the family (what with the father in jail), it's about as close as it gets. Yay! A happy ending! We all know how hard life can be for a single mom. And yet we also know that there are people that live their whole lives like this. The women in this movie have their own problems, too. The mother has a baby and, instead of going to work, she spends her days watching television and going on trips. Her husband takes off for work and comes back to the house. And this husband does not get along with his family, and there are times where he will tell his wife that she is not what he expected her to be. The father, on the other hand, is, in fact, a great man. He is the kind of guy that you would love to be. He is the kind of man that women find attractive, and he knows that he has a daughter that is just like him. He knows that she has the same dad as he, and he also knows that the daughter wants to be like him. But he does not know this. But when the father realizes this, he helps the daughter to become her own person. This is one of the most moving movies I have ever seen. I just cannot get over it. There are scenes that you cannot get out of your mind, and it has a great message. Every time you watch it, you are reminded of what a good man is, and how this man who is in jail is a hero.

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Barbara Richardson

A really good movie that just gets better and better with time. I have seen it twice and it is still good. In fact, the best two performances by any actress. Sophia Loren and Cate Blanchett make a great team and really complement each other. I loved the dialogue. The ending was also very good and made you feel for the characters. In short, I highly recommend this movie. It is one of my favorites and I think everyone should see it at least once. 10/10

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Joan G.

I enjoyed this movie immensely. I thought it was very very well done. I don't usually comment on movies that are recommended to me, but I thought it was very well done. I really enjoyed the idea of watching two people talking about their lives, and not just the politics of the moment, but the realities of their past and their present. The writing, the acting, the directing, and the pacing, everything was spot on. I especially enjoyed how it moved at a pace that made you feel like you were in the theater. The cinematography, music, and lighting were absolutely beautiful. I really thought this was a very well done movie. One of the things that is absolutely amazing is the depth that the director has shown. I like movies that have a depth to them that is not seen in many films. There are some movies that don't really show the depth of the characters, or they are shallow at all. There are some movies that are like "a man" or "a woman" and one of the things that I really liked about this movie was that the movie didn't show that, it showed the main characters, the relationships between the people that worked in the movie. I also really like the fact that this movie shows that it's a very difficult thing to tell your mother you love her, and there are always those times where that isn't the way to be. I loved this movie, and I really recommend it to anybody who likes a good story and a lot of depth. It's well worth the money.

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Austin Nelson

It's a treat to see a movie with the same heart-warming humour as the original. This movie is more enjoyable if you remember the original, and you've seen the original movies before, so you can guess which joke you'll be missing, if you've seen them before. But I also recommend this movie to people who haven't seen the original, because it has a very "less is more" philosophy to it. If you like the original, or even if you haven't seen the original, this movie is a must.

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Bruce Baker

I've just been watching this movie again, I was totally hooked by the beginning, but still I don't understand all the crazy stuff about the movie, I have just seen it a few times, this is the first time I've watched it a second time. This is one of those movies that you can just sit down and watch without any expectation, the story itself is about a rich, blond girl, and her life, where she meets a slum, where she falls in love, and then have to change her identity. The rest of the movie is just so cute and unique, some movies you just can't stop watching. I really recommend this movie, its really cool and fun, the performances are very real, I think Im just quoting something, this movie is a real life classic.

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I'm sure that a lot of people don't want to believe that a woman could be as smart as men. But the reason why these women are able to act and write as well as men is because they have the intelligence of women. At least this movie tried to make us see a better side of the women that we all knew, and it didn't show us the whole truth about the women that we have been led to believe. The irony is that those women are showing us their true self, and it's truly beautiful and sad. This movie really made me feel really, really good. I was crying and laughing and laughing and crying. I'm actually seeing things that I've always wanted to see and having them now. I am sure that you're going to really feel the same way after watching this movie, because it's so real. But, what makes it even better is that, despite all the bad things that have been said about it, it still managed to make me cry a little, and it made me laugh. I am so proud to be a woman who is smart, strong, and strong-willed. There are a lot of different kinds of women, but I think that this movie has been the only one that has the ability to make me feel like that. If you don't believe that women can be that smart, then you are either going to have to be a really terrible person or a really good person to have something to feel proud about.

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Sarah W.

Nancy Meyers' documentary about the 1980's family-oriented musical about a group of gay men who move to San Francisco, has become the musical equivalent of Out of Africa (1964) or Brother Theodore (1938). Yet it is much more than just the musical. It also probes the whole family drama of these men, from the family business to their relationships with each other, and the common father-son relationship. An excellent portrait of this odd group, showing the insecurities and prejudices of the time, and the friendship of the boys' father and brother, the film manages to be both entertaining and relevant, while never falling into the "gay boy band" trap.