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The Beguiled

The Beguiled is a movie starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning. The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

Other Titles
Kadın Affetmez, Na pokuszenie, Petetud, El seductor, Η αποπλάνηση, Les proies, The Beguiled ビガイルド 欲望のめざめ, L'inganno, Ha'pitoui, La seducción, O Estranho Que Nós Amamos, Lemtinga pagunda, O Estranho que Nós Amamos, Csábítás, De bedragna, Những Kẻ Khát Tình, I Apoplanisi, Pieviltie, 魅惑, Die Verführten, Opčinjen, Lumotut
Running Time
1 hours 33 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Thriller, Drama
Sofia Coppola
Thomas Cullinan, Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp, Sofia Coppola
Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Martha Farnsworth runs a girls school in Virginia during the Civil War. By 1864, almost all of the students, teachers, and slaves have left; only five students and one teacher, Edwina Morrow, remain. While out in the woods searching for mushrooms, Amy, a pupil, comes across John McBurney, a corporal in the Union Army who was wounded in the leg during battle, and has since deserted. Amy brings McBurney to the school where he falls unconscious. The women lock McBurney in one of the rooms while Miss Farnsworth tends to his wounds. All the women and girls in the school are immediately fascinated by the handsome man..

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Cynthia Douglas

Even though I have been an admirer of Clint Eastwood's work, I do not think I've ever seen a film that has made me think so hard about the world around me. In this film, he takes on a different role than you see him in any other film. He is a better man than I could ever have hoped to find him. He is a ruthless, opportunistic, and unscrupulous man who will do almost anything to take a piece of the action. He is a master of deception, making an enemy out of anyone and anyone who crosses him. In this film, his play, he has been a professional gambler and he is the one who starts the war. He is a very vicious man. He makes his enemies pay with their lives. He manipulates everything he touches. It is when he meets Rachel Weisz that he begins to play the long game. His first target is a woman who plays the violin, and he uses his fame and his money to get her to sing. After she doesn't want to, he takes the risk of bringing her to a secluded spot where he will teach her a lesson. He offers to let her have a photograph of him and her sister to accompany her to the next concert. She agrees and begins to dream about how great it will be. He watches her dreams turn into a nightmare. She is left with nothing and he is left with a chance to take her. The two of them are in the same situation and it is not her fault. He tries to convince her that it was her, but she cannot believe it. After she is convinced, he takes her to his home, but she refuses to come. He then calls a police officer, who then gets her on the phone. He pretends that she is interested in his business, but when she has no money to pay the bill, he ends up being her worst nightmare. It is at that point when he offers her the chance to work for him, and she accepts. He tells her that if she will help him with some of his work, he will make her famous. This is when he meets her, and she can't believe it. She becomes fascinated by his methods, and she joins the other people. There is no sex, but it is all about taking advantage of women. They are all women that he has had to manipulate for him. She falls in love with him and is convinced that they are meant for each other. He knows that he has taken her for himself. He offers her a choice, and she accepts. In the end, she leaves him, and he becomes a minor celebrity in the United States. He goes to Hollywood

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This movie really is a feel good movie. It's fun, it's funny, it's dramatic, it's emotional, it's all in the right proportions. With great performances from the entire cast and the direction. This is one movie you can watch over and over. I gave it a 9, for that reason alone.

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Julia W.

This movie is a perfect mix of suspense and comedy. It has good story and all of the characters are well developed. There are quite a few cringe moments.but overall I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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I didn't realize it until later that we've been shown that the notorious protagonist, Marion Crane (Natalie Portman), has a dark secret from which she can't escape. That secret is that she is a vampire. Marion is the only survivor of a mutiny from the original Red Coats in 1745. She is a murderous opportunist who would have been easily appointed as the regent of the United States. After her arrival to the settlement, she is able to get away with what she is doing, but it is always in the shadows. In the town of West Point, a group of new cadets is massacred in a riot. The cadets are a bunch of sociopaths who don't know how to be men. It is clear that they are terrified of their leader, Colonel Jaye (Peter Sarsgaard). When a young cadet named Willy Schumacher (Liev Schreiber) makes it back to the base, he meets Marion. Willy is a nerd who likes to shoot rabbits. He is also a vampire, but not a full-fledged one. He never goes out to hunt, but rather tries to escape. He doesn't succeed, but he does manage to shoot the colonel, and the colonel shows no mercy to a vampire who has taken the name of the president of the United States. Marion has been infected with the blood of the president's daughter, and she becomes one of the vampires. But she is not as vampiric as the president's daughter. She can't be killed by other vampires, but she is more dangerous because she can be used by the cadets to do harm to the troops. Colonel Jaye finds out about Willy, but he is not sure how to deal with the situation. He is trying to balance the military and the civilians, and he wants to ensure that the cadets stay out of the Red Coats hands. There is a crucial part of the movie in which Willy becomes a leader, and he has to decide how to handle the situation. Marion's decision that she will take a man's life is one of the most profound moments in the movie. It is clear that Marion was not the only person who was influenced by the president's daughter's influence. We see that the cadets have a lot of humanist tendencies, but they also have a lot of fascist tendencies. They are not above killing a man because he looks like the president. This is how they saw the cadets, and they do it. When Willy sees that the cadets are going to kill a man, he tells Marion to let it be. This is a very important scene in the movie.

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Zachary Coleman

After some parts I had expected more of the Beguiled and especially the meeting of the two detectives and how the war between the two survivors of the Beguiled. The first half was really intense, the second half was more action and more like a thriller. The problem I have with the film is the last part. The last scene in the hotel is just a joke and doesn't fit. It looks like a parody of the film. I also don't like the ending, I don't think the film should end like this.

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Anthony Day

After reading some of the comments about this movie, I thought it would be a good idea to see it for myself. I'm glad I did. It is one of the best movies I have ever seen. It's not for everyone, but for those who like to watch movies and have a good time, it is definitely worth it. The acting is superb, but the performances by the actors are far and away the best part of the movie. Tom Wilkinson is one of my favorite actors, and I can't help but love this movie. It is so emotional and you feel as though you're watching a real person on the screen. For me, it's a film that I can watch over and over again. This is an absolutely wonderful film. I look forward to seeing the sequels. I can't wait to see it again!

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This movie is amazing. The first time I watched this movie I was like oh this isn't that good but then I was like this was way better than Saving Private Ryan. So I decided to see it again and I loved it. This movie has the best and best actors in the world in this movie. There's some actors who really don't need to do a whole lot but in this movie they did. I think the acting is so great that the actors aren't looking at each other while they are on the screen. The plot is just amazing. There are no twists in this movie. There is no ending. You just watch the movie. I have never read the book so I am not going to compare the two. This is the first movie I have seen that I was very disappointed because of the end. But if you have not seen this movie yet go out and see it. It's amazing.

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Susan S.

I've seen this movie 4 times already, but it's still amazing. A lot of people were calling it a B-movie. Yes, it's a B-movie, but the acting, the story, the direction, everything was done so well. It's a one-of-a-kind film. I saw it again this weekend and it kept me riveted the whole time. It doesn't give you a lot of details or highlights to look at, but that's what I loved about it. I never knew who the guys were or what they were doing. I didn't see the actors' faces, but I saw the actors' bodies, and that's what I loved. I felt the suspense of the movie and it made me think a lot. It was an amazing film. It was also completely unpretentious, the editing was just amazing, and I felt everything was real. I was never bored or felt like I was missing something. I had no problems with the actors or with the story, and I can't wait to see the film again.

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Heather M.

I wasn't sure what to expect with this movie. I thought it would be a typical thriller, but it turned out to be a very interesting drama that you can't help but like. The script is very good, and the actors are outstanding. The first act of the movie is very good, and the second act makes you think about what's going on in the movie and how it ends. The third act is also very good. It's very slow, but that's what makes the movie so good. It has a good ending, and that's what I like the most about the movie.

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Sharon Barrett

I can't recall the last time I watched a film which went straight from the cinema to my head. The film was a harrowing experience. No action scenes and no heroics. Instead, the film follows two men as they go through their own individual crises. As the film progresses you feel as though you are watching the struggles of these two men, all at once. I think that the reason that this film has stayed with me so much is because it has shown a way to deal with our own personal struggles. As I said at the beginning of the review, this is an emotional film. What the film does is to make you feel as though you are watching it in real life. I don't think it is possible to capture the feeling of such an event in a film. I was left speechless by this film, and I was also left speechless by the experience. I can't think of another film which has captured the feelings and the struggle of two people, who are separated by such a great distance, yet at the same time both are left without words to express their feelings. I hope that the film will go on to be a classic.

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Robert E.

I'm not a huge fan of "The Beguiled" by Michael Winterbottom, so I had little expectations going in. But the film was fantastic. It was great. There was something to be said about making an action film that stays on the track and doesn't falter, and that was the case here. And I think the biggest compliment I can give this film is that I don't feel like the director and writer were trying to have it both ways and "be a chick flick" and make it "family friendly". They did both of those. I think they were trying to get the message across that sexual exploitation is wrong and to be honest, I did feel like they were going too far sometimes, especially in the beginning of the film. I think that they were trying to make sure we were only getting one view on the sex trafficking, but in the end I was left thinking that the film was well worth it.

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Christian S.

I was a little skeptical going into this movie and I'm glad I didn't listen to my gut, because I was really impressed. To be honest, I went into the movie and had no expectations. It wasn't as good as the previews made it out to be. I just wasn't into the story line and the romance seemed to be falling apart. But it is so much more than that, and it's one of the best films of the year so far. I'm not sure if this is for everyone or not, but I'm definitely going to watch it again and I'm definitely going to rent it. I loved the way it captured the early stages of the witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. This is a great movie and I highly recommend it.

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I haven't read the book or seen the movie but I felt that this movie was very accurate and the plot is very interesting. In my opinion, the story line was well structured and I thought the actors were very well selected and played their roles well. The filming was very well done and the movie is worth watching. The casting was perfect, and the movie did an excellent job at portraying the girls' fear of going to an all male school. It was also good to see the girls as characters in the movie rather than just the victims. The Beguiled was a very interesting story and I think it was well told. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in a good suspense story. I give the Beguiled an 8/10.

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Helen L.

It's easy to see why this film is so praised. It's so powerfully acted, and the story is so gripping. By now, it's a bit dated, and perhaps it's better to appreciate it for its time and to be thankful for the clarity and meaning of the story. When I first saw this film, I was about 14, and it really had a significant impact on me, and it's impossible not to be affected by it. It is hard to see, in retrospect, why this film was so hard to watch. Some of the scenes are hard to watch for a reason. The performances are superb, and those around it - no matter how young or old - are just as brilliant. It's the story, and the world that is so compelling. The impact of this film, as a thing, is hard to explain. If you can't see it in the theatres, buy it on video, it's great.

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Teresa H.

I'm not sure what people expected of this movie, but I thought it was absolutely terrific. I don't know why I've never heard of it before but I'm sure that there are people out there who will love this movie just like me. It is an incredibly dark movie, but it's beautifully made and the story keeps you hooked for the entire duration. I loved the old world setting of the movie, and I thought the acting was very good. I really don't think that it was a bad movie, it was just very good. I highly recommend it. It has the same feel as "Hanna," "The Notebook," "The Help," "The Help II," and "Mommie Dearest." These are all movies that I think are brilliant, and I'm sure many people will enjoy them as well. I just can't wait to see what directors, writers, and actors do with "The Beguiled."

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Phillip Perry

I have watched the film several times, and still find it much better than I expected. The ending is much more satisfying than the final scene in "V for Vendetta" (which, in my opinion, was the worst film of all time). Although I was expecting this to be a rambling and nonsensical film with a lot of forced plot twists and contrived story lines, I was surprised to find that this was more of a story of two people finding their way. There are several people who help each other, and I think that the only ones who weren't believable were the child and the husband. I could not help but think of Robert Duvall in "The Thing" when he was waiting for his son to get home from school. The two characters seemed to be completely at odds with each other, and it was very hard to relate to their conflict. I thought that it would have been much more compelling if the two characters were quite different. Perhaps a more "neutral" character would have helped, and made the story a little more suspenseful. My favorite part of the movie was when the girl was trying to run for her life. I was on the edge of my seat for several minutes. And I think that I can watch this film a second time without feeling like I am watching something stupid.

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Keith Reed

The true story of the plight of the Texas Beguiled is an appropriate backdrop for the film adaptation of the best-selling book by Dr. Stanley Milgram, a "Humanitarian of the Year" for the Chicago Tribune. The film opens with a brief vignette about a Texas town where an armed conflict between two local gangs is a constant presence. These guys and gals have no respect for each other, and every time a gun is fired it is a problem. Eventually, the leaders of both gangs decide to get together and work together to take out their grievances. However, one of the gang leaders, C.T. Jones, is not a part of the gang, and is trying to out-coerce the other gang leaders. With the help of his "heroine" (played by Marisa Tomei) and the advice of Milgram, he begins to channel his inner John Dillinger. The most brilliant aspect of the film is the way the film points out how terrible the gangs are. While one of the gang leaders at the beginning is a heroin addict, the gang leaders at the end are equally bad. C.T. Jones and his daughter are barely hanging on. One of the leaders is a repressed alcoholic, the other a guy who does not want to be involved in the gang. The ultimate goal of the gang leaders is to eliminate the people who have power over them. The social commentary is also interesting. The key theme is the hypocrisy of the two gangs. The guys that want to do what is best for the community, and the guys that are against that. Milgram comes to a similar conclusion, and adds a final note to the film. All in all, the film is a great work of art, and I recommend it.

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Teresa C.

I didn't think it was possible to love a movie about sex, sex and sex. I watched this with my partner, who was an avid fan of the series and I thought it was hilarious. The performances were great, the direction was well thought out, and I thought that Emma Thompson was terrific. She was completely believable in her role and the scene with her in the elevator is possibly the best part of the movie. The relationship between Deidre and Christian was perfect. I was worried about the transition of Christian from a child to an adult, and I am glad that I didn't have to worry about that. The final part of the movie that was the rape was what I thought would be the most depressing part of the movie. However, when I looked at the comments, I couldn't really tell what was meant by the rape. It seemed to me to be very much more of a declaration of love, and in the end that was what I felt, the rape was about. So the movie is definitely a must see.

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Roger Peters

My wife (my aunt) and I saw this movie tonight. We loved it, especially the theme and the cast. We also enjoyed the wonderful ending. However, I must add that I really didn't think the ending was well done. I mean, it was not as much of a surprise as I thought it would be. I also have to say that I was disappointed that the movie was not longer. I think that if the movie was longer and it went on longer, I think it would have been better. But I have to say, it was still a good movie.

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Louis Ellis

It's hard to imagine a better horror movie than "The Beguiled" (1984). It's a movie that features a sadistic serial killer, who is almost unstoppable. The story is very complicated. It goes about a teenage girl who has been abused. Her father killed her mother and her brother. She lives with her aunt and uncle and, she knows that she has been bad to her uncle. It's very difficult for her to get away from the family. The movie has a great ending, with a "true-life" twist. The ending is very important to this movie. The movie is based on a true story. I give this movie a 9 out of 10. It's a very good movie. "The Beguiled" is a good movie, but it's not a very good movie. It's a good movie, but not very good.

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After having seen the very violent version of "The Beguiled" in Theaters, I decided to buy the unrated version, and I must say I was very surprised to see that the violent version did not upset me as much as the version that has been released on DVD. The reason for this is that the version I have seen on DVD is of a much higher quality. After having seen the violent version, I felt that it was much more violent. However, I can't say the same for the version I have seen on DVD. The new "Beguiled" contains much more violence, which in my opinion, is more upsetting, but, I would not call it shocking. If you are not a fan of violence, I would not recommend this movie. If you are a fan of violence, I recommend this movie. The acting is excellent, but, I would say the acting of one of the main characters was somewhat awkward. The background music is not as powerful as in the first version, and the background score is not as powerful as in the second version. Overall, I think this movie is better than the violent version, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has seen the "Beguiled" version, and I would say that this version is better than the version on DVD.

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One of the most beautiful films I've seen in a long time. No, I haven't seen Gone With The Wind, but "The Beguiled" is so vivid and well-written, it will stick in your mind for a while. I never expected a film of this caliber to be so moving, even with my extreme soft-spot for strong, realistic movies. The portrayal of the characters is beautiful, and the entire film feels as though it were filmed in one single take. The scene in the hall, for instance, is so incredibly powerful. With the amount of emotion being put into the film, one could never notice it. The film is a masterpiece, and a lesson to the viewer. It makes us think about how we should act in life and what choices we will make, and how the very act of living is dangerous. There is no doubt about it, and the title of the film is a perfect reminder of that. I give "The Beguiled" a 9 out of 10.