An Awfully Big Adventure Reviews

March 29, 2019
The filmmakers appear to be aiming for laughs much of the time, and on this level their efforts fall completely flat.
December 13, 2017
The most startling thing here is Hugh Grant as a De Sade in luvvy's clothing. Grant embroiders him with impeccable details, while writer Charles Wood, adapting Beryl Bainbridge's novel, conveys the basics with admirable economy.
September 7, 2011
March 31, 2007
Star Hugh Grant and director Mike Newell reteam in this bitter-sweet backstage melodrama, set in Liverpool after WWII; it's a disasppointing follow-up to their smash comedy hit Four Weddings and a Funeral.
April 17, 2005
Newell at his nastiest
July 31, 2004
April 24, 2004
May 14, 2003
August 22, 2002
Strange compelling film with strong performances
July 30, 2002
July 26, 2002
Wow, is this depressing.
January 1, 2000
As a portrait of the company and its emotional tangles, An Awfully Big Adventure has a gritty authenticity... But as drama and melodrama, the movie stumbles.
January 1, 2000
July 21, 1995