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Lists: Film Quest 2019, Best Picture nominee 2010 to 2019, Academy Award Nominees for Best Picture of 2018

Brief Synopsis: "In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite."

Overall Ranking: 223 (Rank from 2018: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 77.78%
Regular 22.22%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Citizen Charlie97(full review)
Michigan Movie Guy Silent Bob97(full review)
David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Minnesota Man90(full review)
Paul's Trip To The Movies88(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85
Often Off Topic Allie Adkins80(full review)Comedy: 7
Rewatch: 7
Darren of Movie Reviews 10165

People Involved

  • Olivia Colman (Queen Anne)
  • Emma Stone (Abigail Hill)
  • Rachel Weisz (Sarah Churchill)
  • Nicholas Hoult (Robert Harley)
  • Joe Alwyn (Samuel Masham)
  • Mark Gatiss (John Churchill)
  • Jenny Rainsford (Mae)
  • James Smith (Sidney Godolphin)
  • Tim Ingall (Lord Bingley)
  • LillyRose Stevens (Sally)
  • Liam Fleming (Kevin)
  • Carolyn Saint-Pé (Madame Tounée)
  • Jennifer White (Mrs White)
  • Edward Aczel (Earl of Stratford)
  • Wilson Radjou-Pujalte (Pigeon Boy)
  • Timothy Innes (Footman #1)
  • Basil Eidenbenz (Footman #2)
  • James Melville (Footman #3)
  • Declan Wyer (Footman #4)
  • Ben English (Page #1)
  • Peter Brookes (Page #2)
  • Emma Delves (Queens Maid)
  • Faye Daveney (Sarahs Maid)
  • Anthony Dougall (Queens Doctor)