Mrs. Henderson Presents - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Mrs. Henderson Presents Reviews

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Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post
March 22, 2016
The movie may be slight and a bit predictable, but these two actors are wonderful to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Maria Llull
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
An unexpectedly classy film. Not for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
April 16, 2009
Hoskins and Dench share a unique chemistry that pierces the story's heavy-handed construction.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
August 2, 2007
Mrs Henderson's irrepressible dominance ensures that all the other characters in her orbit seem static and soulless, not unlike the girls in the theatre's nude tableaux.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Kam Williams
May 20, 2007
There's chemistry and tension aplenty in this bittersweet character study.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jette Kernion
April 8, 2007
One of those "prestige" pictures that you can watch with your dear old Mom ... provided your Mom won't be offended by the unclothed young ladies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
Don't expect sex, satire or "upstairs/downstairs" irony, just a good song, a flash of sequins and the possibility of a wartime romance--oh, the joys of nostalgia!
Michael Clawson
West Valley View
July 27, 2006
The breast movie of the year ...
Full Review| Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
May 10, 2006
a thoroughly enjoyable film
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
April 11, 2006
Una comedia dramática con iguales dosis de picardía y emotividad, sostenida en dos buenas actuaciones de Judi Dench y Bob Hoskins.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 23, 2006
Mainly an excuse for the entertainment industry to toot its own horn, again.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Jackie K. Cooper
February 28, 2006
Judi Dench shines but her movie is a little sketchy
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
February 24, 2006
A charming piece that entertains without getting heavy, yet dares to make poignant statements when the moment is right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
February 22, 2006
When exactly did one of cinema's most accomplished actresses turn into one of its most boring?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
February 22, 2006
Naked ladies may be the enticement, but the main attraction of Mrs. Henderson Presents is Dench and Hoskins squabbling like the old married couple that they aren't.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
February 11, 2006
Dench deserves better, and unfortunately it will probably be a long time before she gets another starring role in a movie custom-made for an actress her age.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
February 11, 2006
Dench can say more with just her eyes than many young actresses of today can say with whole pages of dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
February 10, 2006
Frears' skimpy plot is only a false front for the nudity, which includes a peek at Hoskins' naughty bits. Dame Judi, to her everlasting credit, keeps her clothes on.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 8, 2006
... perfectly pleasant and exceedingly predictable ...
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
February 4, 2006
Even in its finest hour, still a sad little movie about the guilty thrill of ogling nudity
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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