Behind the Candelabra

Lists: Drama, Biopic, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted."

Overall Ranking: 1074 (Rank from 2013: # 54)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 85.71%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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CinemaVisitor Erik85(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Lord Of The Films Ryan80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
David Baruffi80
Patrick Devitt70
MandF Reviews70(full review)

People Involved

  • Michael Douglas (Liberace)
  • Matt Damon (Scott Thorson)
  • Rob Lowe (Dr. Jack Startz)
  • Dan Aykroyd (Seymour Heller)
  • Scott Bakula (Bob Black)
  • Debbie Reynolds (Frances)
  • Cheyenne Jackson (Billy Leatherwood)
  • Paul Reiser (Mr. Felder)
  • Boyd Holbrook ()
  • Nicky Katt (Mr. Y)
  • Eddie Jemison (Second Assistant Director)
  • Mike OMalley ()
  • Josh Meyers ()
  • David Koechner ()
  • Steven Soderbergh (Director)