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8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 17 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17

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  1. Dec 1, 2013
    10
    Excellent. How could anyone rate it less than a 10? If only people would gain insight from movies like this about the importance of preserving and protecting the environment. Emma Thompson's Oscar was well-deserved, but I thought Helena Bonham Carter should've also won one.
  2. Feb 16, 2012
    9
    The acting was amazing, the imagery superb. Although it can get boring, Howards End is a classic.
Metascore
87

Universal acclaim - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. 100
    Merchant and Ivory have regathered many of the cast and crew from their earlier films to work on this reproduction to exquisite effect.
  2. Reviewed by: Staff(not credited)
    70
    The filmmakers have allowed themselves an overlong 140 minutes in order to preserve as much of the plot as possible, but they have bypassed many of the novel's key ideas and ironies.
  3. 100
    The splendid cast embodies the characters so fully that the events actually seem to be happening to them, instead of unfolding from a screenplay.