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Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

Lists: Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009, Fantasy

Brief Synopsis: "Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences."

Overall Ranking: 1523 (Rank from 2008: # 39)


Rating:
70.07
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
72.93

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 26.67%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 13.33%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
Entertainment Blur Rob95(full review)
Jim Carrier86Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85 - This visual effects filled flick felt firmly grounded in reality, the performances so well captured that it allowed the viewers to delve into the characters. David Fincher was successful in disguising Brad Pitt into the title character, which isnít easy to do with someone that recognizable.
Jeremy M85 - I don't care what anyone says, this was some emotional shit.
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Skooch70(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Patrick Devitt70
Lisa Marie Bowman70 - Has some good moments but overall, it's strangely impersonal.
(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Jay of Life Vs Film60(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik50
David Baruffi34
Jester Smiles30 - I was bored out of my mind. I couldn't finish this movie.



People Involved

  • Cate Blanchett (Daisy)
  • Brad Pitt (Benjamin Button)
  • Tilda Swinton (Elizabeth Abbott)
  • Elle Fanning (Daisy as a Child)
  • Jason Flemyng (Thomas Button)
  • Elias Koteas (Monsieur Gateau)
  • Julia Ormond (Caroline)
  • Taraji P. Henson (Queenie)
  • Bianca Chiminello (Daisys Best Friend)
  • Josh Stewart (Pleasant Curtis)
  • Faune A. Chambers (Dorothy Baker)
  • Donna DuPlantier (Blanche Devereux)
  • Jacob Tolano (Martin Gateau)
  • Earl Maddox (Man at Train Station)
  • Ed Metzger (Teddy Roosevelt)
  • Danny Vinson (Priest Giving Last Rites)
  • David Jensen (Doctor at Benjamins Birth)
  • Joeanna Sayler (Caroline Button)
  • Mahershala Ali (Tizzy)
  • David Fincher (Director)
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald (Director)


  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Brad Pitt Fantasy Characters And Forbidden Love