The Leisure Class


The Leisure Class

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A dashing English con man's scheme to marry into a prominent East Coast family is threatened by the arrival of his unhinged, ne'er-do-well brother on the eve of his wedding to the daughter of a U.S. senator. Feature directorial debut for Jason Mann, the winner of the fourth season of HBO's "Project Greenlight."


Ed Weeks
as William Rooney
Tom Bell
as Leonard
Bruce Davison
as Edward Langston
Brenda Strong
as Charlotte Langston
Bridget Regan
as Fiona Langston
Scottie Thompson
as Allison Langston
Melanie Zanetti
as Carolyn Langston
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Critic Reviews for The Leisure Class

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (6) | Rotten (9)

  • I'm not sure that the movie, in the end, was worth everything that went into making it.

    Nov 3, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…
  • The most interesting thing about The Leisure Class is how it was made, and that's not interesting enough.

    Nov 2, 2015 | Full Review…

    Ned Ehrbar

    Top Critic
  • You can see the vague outlines of what Mann was going for here-the sort of lighthearted farce that deepens into nightmarish black comedy as the night progresses... He doesn't come close to pulling it off, though.

    Nov 2, 2015 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…
  • There's little reason to waste 85 minutes watching Jason Mann's The Leisure Class, a tonally troubled and reprehensibly dull movie.

    Nov 2, 2015 | Full Review…
  • We're here to judge The Leisure Class itself, and hoo boy, what a whole lot of nothing this purported comedy is.

    Nov 2, 2015 | Full Review…
  • The targets aren't particularly distinctive, and the notion of the entire narrative unfolding over a 24-hour period, as executed, makes for a rather blunt, heavy-handed approach.

    Nov 2, 2015 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry

    Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Leisure Class

  • Nov 20, 2015
    A mess. Boring. The two male leads offer nothing to engage audiences. For all of the talk about the director being so focused the the film's visuals there is not one interesting image on the screen. The only positives are the performances of Bruce Davison and Bridget Regan. It appears that the scenes when they're to act exasperated may have been inspired by what had to be a truly terrible working experience.
    Aldo G Super Reviewer

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