• R, 1 hr. 39 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Simon Curtis
    In Theaters:
    Nov 23, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Mar 13, 2012
  • The Weinstein Company


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My Week with Marilyn Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Michelle Williams stuns in an Oscar-worthy performance in one of the year's best films.

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 5.0/5

June 30, 2013
David Thomson
The New Republic
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I believe the heart of the film, and the cleverest stroke of all, is Eddie Redmayne as Colin Clark, someone few of us will have heard of.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

June 20, 2013
Tom Glasson
Concrete Playground

A fun and tender tale of infatuation backed by two outstanding Oscar-nominated performances.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground | Original Score: 4/5

March 4, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

When Michelle Williams is singing about starting a "Heat Wave" by "making my seat wave," friends you will believe it.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 3/4

December 28, 2012

The film hinges on Williams' performance and not once do you question that she is Monroe. It's that "all-in" that makes the film work in such fantastic fashion.

Full Review Source: NECN | Original Score: A-

August 25, 2012
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Definitive performances keep the viewer interested in a less than compelling screenplay.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3/4

June 13, 2012
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

My Week with Marilyn is a performance master class from Williams, Branagh, Dench, Ormond etc orbiting around the most boring protagonist that I've seen in recent memory.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 3/5

April 27, 2012
Tom Clift

A few good performances here and there do nothing to prevent this sappy, doe-eyed production from falling head-first into tedious territory.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 12, 2012
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie

a charming look at a small sequence of Monroe's life and the subtle impact she had on those around her. A wonderful film that goes beyond the story you already know.

Full Review Source: The Popcorn Junkie | Original Score: 4/5

March 8, 2012
Steve Newall

Worth a watch just for Williams and the charming tale it tells.

Full Review Source: Flicks.co.nz | Original Score: 3/5

March 8, 2012
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

Michelle Williams is astonishingly good as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn. It's a great shame the film itself can't equal the brilliance of Williams' performance.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

February 27, 2012
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Williams captures the vulnerability, allure and transcendent appeal of Monroe perfectly.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 4/5

February 19, 2012
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

The subject matter is interesting but I was disappointed with its delivery. The screenplay is repetitious.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: C+

February 17, 2012
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Made with sublime sensitivity - not to be mistaken for weakness - My Week With Marilyn is a shimmering, memorable, magnificent movie

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

February 16, 2012
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Like Chanel No 5, whose fragrance with which she is identified, the bewitching allure of Marilyn Monroe wafts throughout this gem of a film, allowing us an intimate insight into her fragility, loneliness and insecurity

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

February 16, 2012
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

An uneven story buoyed by a transformative performance by Michelle Williams.

| Original Score: 4/5

February 3, 2012
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Michelle Williams, who has received a lot of criticism for the shape of her body, deserves recognition for one of the year's best performances for her very convincing portrayal of Marilyn Monroe.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

February 2, 2012
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

Based on a true story about the iconic Marilyn Monroe, "My Week with Marilyn" depicts the actress at her most gorgeous and most frustrating.

Full Review Source: KWQC-TV (Iowa) | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 16, 2012
Richard Knight
Knight at the Movies

It is Michelle Williams who really sets the movie apart. She eerily recalls the ethereal Monroe and her subtle shifts in mood really get at the heart of the often somnambulant girl-woman.

Full Review Source: Knight at the Movies

January 13, 2012
Diana Saenger

Williams and a solid cast keep the intrigue coming.

Full Review Source: ReviewExpress.com | Original Score: 3/5

January 2, 2012
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