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The Object of Beauty (1991)

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Critic Reviews: 3
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Michael Lindsay-Hogg wrote and directed this cool and sleek comedy about a seemingly perfect combination -- an American couple staying at a chic London hotel whose pride doesn't permit them to recognize that they are broke, and a hotel staff so brimming with proper British reserve that they can't inform the American freeloaders they need to be paid. Jake (John Malkovich) and Tina (Andie MacDowell) are the American couple trapped in splendor at a London hotel after Jake's cocoa deal in a Third

Jun 29, 1999

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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (9) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (3) | DVD (1)

Dull romantic comedy, whose emptiness and not too likable protagonists keep things static.

September 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Unfolding as a comedy of manners and a morality tale, the film is not preachy and there is no suggestion of redemption. The text may be slight but it's imbued with ambiguity--and entertaining too.

September 17, 2006 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
EmanuelLevy.Com

Diverting but slight comedy.

January 16, 2003
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The Object of a film is to entertain....this doesn't

September 17, 2002
Moviehole

Witty comedy of manners about the gap between the worlds of rich Americans and a lonely hotel maid in London.

September 1, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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Audience Reviews for The Object of Beauty

This sporadically amusing comedy is made rather irritating by the way in which the actors clearly think they're being very funny.
August 20, 2007
deano
Dean McKenna

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it was kind of boring. and andie mcdowell is a witch.
June 6, 2007
jennifxu

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Wasted a great cast.
June 25, 2008
threefolddado

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    1. Jake: What do these people want, my spleen?
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