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Summary Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind close...

Directed By: Aaron Sorkin

Written By: Aaron Sorkin

Being the Ricardos
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 51 Critic Reviews
60
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 117 User Ratings
6.1
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Summary Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind close...

Directed By: Aaron Sorkin

Written By: Aaron Sorkin

Where to Watch

Critic Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 51 Critic Reviews
60
51% Positive
26 Reviews
37% Mixed
19 Reviews
12% Negative
6 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 51 Critic Reviews
60
51% Positive
26 Reviews
37% Mixed
19 Reviews
12% Negative
6 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 117 User Ratings
6.1
54% Positive
63 Ratings
29% Mixed
34 Ratings
17% Negative
20 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 117 User Ratings
6.1
54% Positive
63 Ratings
29% Mixed
34 Ratings
17% Negative
20 Ratings

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Production Company Amazon Studios, Escape Artists, Big Indie Pictures
Release Date Dec 10, 2021
Duration 2 h 11 m
Rating R
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
3 Nominations
Women Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations