Plunkett & Macleane

Metascore
44

Mixed or average reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 27
  2. Negative: 9 out of 27
  1. 80
    Lewd, crude and occasionally too brutal to take, it's also gorgeous, heartfelt.
  2. Reviewed by: Louise Rosen
    80
    A highly entertaining movie in a genre that is often as stiff as the Lady Gibson's boning.
  3. 79
    A cross between a Hogarth painting and an MTV video, Plunkett & Macleane cuts quite a swath.
  4. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    75
    Scott makes it easy to overlook the conventionality beneath his sometimes overdone but almost always enjoyable combination of atmosphere and propulsiveness.
  5. 63
    A tad too raunchy for its own good.
  6. Reviewed by: Milton Kent
    63
    Too much fun to ignore.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Jul 25, 2014
    10
    Fantastic movie it is the best movie that I had ever seen it was such a laugh and it had such good actors too.Top class drama comedy and aFantastic movie it is the best movie that I had ever seen it was such a laugh and it had such good actors too.Top class drama comedy and a really good film.So looking forward to a follow up film.Is there any chance of second film being released? Full Review »
  2. Oct 24, 2010
    8
    It would seem to be a somewhat accurate depiction of an interesting age and conveys a lot of atmosphere. The cinematography is excellent. TheIt would seem to be a somewhat accurate depiction of an interesting age and conveys a lot of atmosphere. The cinematography is excellent. The interactions between the characters are entertaining. The soundtrack is unusual and very good. And Liv Tyler is gorgeous (!). Full Review »
  3. LukeS
    Nov 30, 2007
    9
    Enjoyable from start to finish but is obviously not high cinema and will detract from your viewing if you treat it as such. It's dark, Enjoyable from start to finish but is obviously not high cinema and will detract from your viewing if you treat it as such. It's dark, gritty, romantic and evil shameful fun, taking a distinct tangent from similar period stuffs in this genre. Also, the scene where an injured Macleane awakes to find a Lady Rebecca at his table is wonderful. Carlyle is consistently exceptional in everything he does, including this. Full Review »