The Object of Beauty (1991) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Object of Beauty (1991)




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John Malkovich and Andie MacDowell star as Jake and Tina, an American couple living the good life in London. When their money runs out, they consider selling their small Henry Moore sculpture, but before a deal can be struck, the objet d'art disappears.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 29, 1999
Live Home Video


Joss Ackland
as Mr. Mercer
Bill Paterson
as Victor Swayle
Jack Shepherd
as Mr. Slaughter
Rosemary Martin
as Mrs. Doughty
Olara de Almeida
as 2nd Portuguese Maid
Pip Torrens
as Art Evaluator
Annie Hayes
as Housekeeper
Richard Ireson
as Night Porter
Barry J. Gordon
as Auctioneer
Jeremy Sinden
as Jonathan
Victoria Willing
as 1st Portuguese Maid
Lara DeAlmeida
as 2nd Portuguese Maid
Liz Daniels
as 3rd Portuguese Maid
Andy Cavenash
as Steve's Friend
Wayne Bailey
as Steve's Friend
Colin Parker
as Steve's Friend
Stewart Miller
as Steve's Friend
Brian Coyle
as Steve's Friend
Dillon O'Mahoney
as Steve's Friend
Mario Nocerino
as Italian Father
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Critic Reviews for The Object of Beauty

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (9)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | April 12, 1991
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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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.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer


it was kind of boring. and andie mcdowell is a witch.

Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer

Wasted a great cast.

Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

The Object of Beauty Quotes

Jake: What do these people want, my spleen?
– Submitted by Frances H (2 years ago)

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