Butterfield 8 1960

Butterfield 8

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A Manhattan call girl (Elizabeth Taylor) has a tragic affair with a rich married man (Laurence Harvey).

Cast & Crew

Elizabeth Taylor
Gloria Wandrous
Laurence Harvey
Weston Liggett
Eddie Fisher
Steve Carpenter
Dina Merrill
Emily Liggett
Mildred Dunnock
Mrs. Wandrous
Betty Field
Mrs. Fanny Thurber
Jeffrey Lynn
Bingham Smith
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Critic Reviews for Butterfield 8

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Audience Reviews for Butterfield 8

  • Aug 31, 2011
    With lines like a comedy ridiculing this genre played straight, it took an act of will to stomach this garbage, this trash, about trash. Maybe its better than I give it credit for ... but noooooo.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Sep 26, 2010
    Absolutely riveting performance by Elizabeth Taylor. The film is excellent in its exposition of a wonderfully complex woman. One of my all-time favorite characters.
    Laura C Super Reviewer
  • Jul 27, 2009
    So what's this I hear about this film being a piece of trash? Maybe it's just due to Liz Taylor's fascinating sex appeal, but I found Butterfield 8 to be utterly sumptuous. Poor dependable sap Eddie Fisher pulsating with desire for Gloria's touch, but making do with simple Norma's homebody image. Laurence Harvey crusading through entire imaginable emotion on the map - orgasmic ecstasy, contentment, anger, despair, resurrection. And the clothing! The truths! The hysterics! The catfights! This is a film about one woman's effect on an entire community, and wow does Liz Taylor make it unforgettable.
    Jennifer X Super Reviewer
  • May 25, 2009
    I love this woman to pieces! The more I see of her, the more I'm convinced what a phenomenal actress she is! And boy is she HOT!!! <div style="width:290px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com/movie/butterfield-8-photos/elizabeth-taylor-in-butterfield-8-11387861"><img src="http://content7.flixster.com/photo/11/38/78/11387861_gal.jpg" border="0"/></a><div style="text-align:center;font-size:10px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com">
    Saskia D Super Reviewer

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