Mr. Turner

Lists: Drama, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life."

Overall Ranking: 1990 (Rank from 2014: # 119)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 30%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 10%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Citizen Charlie97(full review)
David Baruffi88 - The review is incomplete
(full review)
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Marshall And The Movies70(full review)
Minnesota Man60 - Murder on the backside...but lovely to look at.
(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown56.6 - Gorgeous shots and grunts don't make a movie of this length, and parts of Turner's tale are torturously boring.
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest50(full review)Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 1
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin43(full review)
Gorgon Reviews25(full review)

People Involved

  • Timothy Spall (J.M.W. Turner)
  • Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Henry William Pickersgill)
  • Jamie Thomas King (David Roberts)
  • Lesley Manville (Mary Somerville)
  • Lee Ingleby (Unhappy Couple)
  • Richard Bremmer (George Jones)
  • James Fleet (John Constable)
  • Karina Fernandez (Miss Coggins)
  • Mike Leigh (Director)