V for Vendetta (2006)

TOMATOMETER

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Visually stunning and thought-provoking, V For Vendetta's political pronouncements may rile some, but its story and impressive set pieces will nevertheless entertain.


Movie Info

Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore, V for Vendetta takes place in an alternate vision of Britain in which a corrupt and abusive totalitarian government has risen to complete power. During a threatening run in with the secret police, an unassuming young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) is rescued by a vigilante named V (Hugo Weaving) -- a caped figure both articulate and skilled in combat. V embodies the principles of rebellion from an authoritarian state, donning a mask of vilified … More

Rating: R (for strong violence and some language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 1, 2006
Box Office: $70.5M
Runtime:
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Evey Hammond

as Finch

as Chancellor Adam Sutl...

as Deitrich

as Lewis Prothero

as Delia Surridge

as Lilliman

as Etheridge

as Guy Fawkes

as Willy Fingerman

as Guy Fawkes Lover

as Baldy Fingerman

as Heyer

as Tweed Coat Fingerman

as Dascomb

as Little Glasses Girl

as Patricia

as BTN News Poppet

as BTN News Poppet

as Storm Saxon

as Laser Lass

as Wardrobe Mistress

as Security Guard

as Little Glasses Girl ...

as Little Glasses Girl ...

as Old Man

as Middle Class Boy

as Middle Class Sister

as Middle Class Mum

as TV Executive

as Studio Technician

as Jones

as News Anchor

as Major Wilson

as Evey's Brother

as Evey's Mother

as Evey's Father

as Bureaucrat

as Operator

as Young Valerie

as Biology Teacher

as Christina

as Valerie's Father

as Valerie's Mother

as Tube Station News Po...

as Young Man

as Young Black Detainee

as Civil War News Poppe...

as Avian Flu News Poppe...

as Quarantine News Popp...

as Three Waters News Po...

as Surveillance Man

as Surveillance Man

as Finch's Fedco Man

as Convenience Store V

as Little Glasses Girl ...

as Victoria Station Fin...

as Parliament Lieutenan...

as Parliament General

as Radio Man

as Water Shortage News ...
Show More Cast

News & Interviews for V for Vendetta

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

Login

Critic Reviews for V for Vendetta

All Critics (238) | Top Critics (49)

Speaking of love, things go blooey instead of gooey whenever heroine and hero come close enough to touch; far from being sensual, let alone erotic, the movie proves to be not much fun at all.

Full Review… | April 14, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic

This is just darkness played bright, a disposable object but hardly objectionable.

Full Review… | April 14, 2013
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

The dark and stylized V for Vendetta is visually exhilarating, provocative and disturbing.

Full Review… | April 14, 2013
USA Today
Top Critic

Just when we were ready to give up mainstream movies as braindead,along comes the controversial and gleefully subversive V for Vendetta, a piece of corporate-sponsored art that will have audiences rooting for a bomb-throwing anarchist.

Full Review… | April 14, 2013
New York Post
Top Critic

Whether you're mindless or Mensa, you'll find stuff here to challenge and trouble you, the way a good piece of speculative fiction should.

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

By the movie's midpoint, the Wachowski brothers' screenplay has gotten so bogged down in back story that it takes 40 minutes for director James McTiegue to get back to the explosions that his 16-year-old target audience assumes will solve everything.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
NPR.org
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for V for Vendetta

Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman both shine in this awesome adaption of a Moores comic series. Spectacular movie in my opinion. After another recent viewing I realized how great a movie this actually is. 5 stars easy

jmanard52
John Manard

Super Reviewer

oh god

LoughnerWasLucid
Coxxie Mild Sauce

Super Reviewer

½

four stars...

YodaMasterJedi
MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

V for Vendetta Quotes

– Submitted by Scott B (13 months ago)
– Submitted by Lucas B (2 years ago)
– Submitted by Victor T (2 years ago)
– Submitted by NiKa N (2 years ago)

Discussion Forum

Discuss V for Vendetta on our Movie forum!