Poor Things

Lists: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Romance, Academy Award Nominees for Best Picture of 2023

Brief Synopsis: "Bella Baxter is brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn, a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents."

Overall Ranking: 1197 (Rank from 2023: # 24)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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MaddWolf Hope100 - Imagine a woman’s sense of self forming without shame, without the stifling existence of it. Lanthimos, McNamara and Gray have done just that, and the result is exhilarating.
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ThereInTheDark100(full review)
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes92(full review)
Mountanto90(full review)
Damon Schneider78(full review)
Brittani Burnham of Rambling Film78(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest77
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis70(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin47.6(full review)
Keith And The Movies43(full review)

People Involved

  • Emma Stone (Bella Baxter)
  • Mark Ruffalo (Duncan Wedderburn)
  • Willem Dafoe (Godwin Baxter)
  • Ramy Youssef (Max McCandless)
  • Jerrod Carmichael (Harry Astley)
  • Christopher Abbott (Alfie Blessington)
  • Suzy Bemba (Toinette)
  • Kathryn Hunter (Swiney)
  • Vicki Pepperdine (Mrs. Prim)
  • Margaret Qualley (Felicity)
  • Hanna Schygulla (Martha Von Kurtzroc)
  • Jack Barton (Fop 1)
  • Charlie Hiscock (Fop 2)
  • Attila Dobai (Hapless Student)
  • Emma Hindle (Woman with Kid in London Street)
  • Anders Grundberg (Kid in London Street)
  • Attila Kecskeméthy (Burly Guy)
  • Jucimar Barbosa (Lisbon Doorman)
  • Carminho (Fado Singing Woman)
  • Angela Paula Stander (Arguing Woman)
  • Gustavo Gomes (Arguing Man)
  • Kate Handford (Kitty)
  • Owen Good (Gerald)
  • Zen Joshua Poisson (Lisbon Crying Baby)
  • Vivienne Soan (Duchess)
  • Jerskin Fendrix (Lisbon Restaurant Musician)
  • István Göz (Winking Man)
  • Bruna Asdorian (Lisbon Dancing Woman)
  • Tamás Szabó Sipos (Lisbon Dancing Man)
  • Tom Stourton (Steward)
  • Mascuud Dahir (Gangplank Steward 1)
  • Miles Jovian (Gangplank Steward 2)
  • Jeremy Wheeler (Ship Officer)
  • János Geréb (Dog Owner)
  • Patrick de Valette (Chapelle)
  • Raphaël Thiéry (Saveur the Butcher)
  • Boris Gillot (Mersault)
  • Dorina Kovács (Swineys Grandchild)
  • Yorgos Stefanakos (Georges)
  • Gábor Patay (Hooks for Hands Guy)
  • Laurent Winkler (Paris Medical School Surgeon)
  • Andrew Hefler (Leg Humping Guy)
  • Damien Bonnard (Father)
  • Noah Breton (Son 1)
  • Donovan Fouassier (Son 2)
  • Roderick Hill (Man in Park)
  • Wayne Brett (Priest)
  • John Locke (David, Alfies Butler)
  • Keeley Forsyth (Allison, Alfies Maid)
  • David Bromley (Alfies Doctor)
  • Hubert Benhamdine (Handsome Priest)
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