Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

By Josie Rourke

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2018-12-07
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Director: Josie Rourke
  • Production Company: Focus Features
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 5.99
6.6/10
6.6
From 422 Ratings

Description

Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Academy Award® nominee Saoirse Ronan). Queen of France at 16, widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I (Academy Award® nominee Margot Robbie), who rules as the Queen of England. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Rivals in power and in love, the two Queens make very different choices about marriage and children. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens–driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.

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  • Ridiculous

    1
    By majorthomas
    Attempt at re-writing history to be relevant today. Two good actors who were terrible and embarrassing to watch. Not for any person seeking the fascinating history of this relationship and time; instead this is a facade that has a b movie look and d movie screenplay.
  • Really liked it:)

    5
    By Boyinthestreets
    I don’t understand all the negative reviews. This movie is so entertaining to watch. Margot Robbie is the best!
  • Worth the 5$

    5
    By maxwell126
    Excellent movie
  • history distorted

    1
    By LucasSu
    1. Queen Mary's husband was King Philip of Spain, not Henry Dudley. 2. Queen Mary was not tolerant to all beliefs at all. She executed numerious protestants, and that is how the nickname "Bloody Mary" came from. Still loved the film, costume, acting, historic sciences. So just one star.
  • Vain attempt at multiculturalism and revisionist history

    1
    By jswestchester
    We exited the movie within 15 minutes.
  • Fantastic acting and costumes

    5
    By hella33
    Don’t expect accurate history, but do expect brilliant acting, cinematography, and costume design.
  • No Love / Just Brutality

    2
    By 53 julimar
    I figured out most movies are judged accurately by audience scores not by critics ! Except for the great acting by Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie this film sucked ! No Love whatsoever.
  • Mary Queen of Scots

    1
    By mrstrox
    Huge disappointment.
  • Snooze

    2
    By Trump girl
    The acting and the costumes were great, the story line was boring...
  • This sucked

    2
    By Super Cool Rich
    Waste of the rental fee and 2 hrs of my life. Bad all the way around. I enjoy historical dramas, but this was a joke.

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