Lists: Drama, Romance, War, Chick Flicks, Epic, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan."

Overall Ranking: 1209 (Rank from 2007: # 27)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 42.86%
Regular 28.57%
Half-Popped 28.57%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Josh of Classicblanca96
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Dave Examines Movies84(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - Good film about how a mistake ruins three lives.
(full review)
Jay of Life Vs Film70(full review)
David Baruffi61
Brandon H60

People Involved

  • Keira Knightley (Cecilia Tallis)
  • James McAvoy (Robbie Turner)
  • Romola Garai (Briony- 18 years old)
  • Saoirse Ronan (Briony Tallis- Age 13)
  • Brenda Blethyn (Grace Turner)
  • Vanessa Redgrave (older Briony)
  • Juno Temple (Lola)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (Paul Marshall)
  • Joe Wright (Director)