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Summary London 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail's uncle Monty's country cottage. But when they ge...

Directed By: Bruce Robinson

Written By: Bruce Robinson

Withnail & I

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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84
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 19 User Ratings
6.9
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Summary London 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail's uncle Monty's country cottage. But when they ge...

Directed By: Bruce Robinson

Written By: Bruce Robinson

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
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83% Positive
15 Reviews
17% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
84
83% Positive
15 Reviews
17% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 19 User Ratings
6.9
58% Positive
11 Ratings
37% Mixed
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5% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 19 User Ratings
6.9
58% Positive
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37% Mixed
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5% Negative
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Production Company Cineplex Odeon Films, HandMade Films
Release Date Jun 19, 1987
Duration 1 h 47 m
Rating R
Tagline You are cordially invited to spend a funny weekend in the English countryside. (US poster)
Evening Standard British Film Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Torino International Festival of Young Cinema
1 Nomination