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About the Movie
"Oscar-winner Russell Crowe reunites with Gladiator director Ridley Scott in A Good Year, a Fox 2000 Pictures presentation. Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) is a highly successful investment expert with no time for life outside work. When his estranged uncle dies, Max inherits the vineyard in France where he grew up as a child, and his first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible. But after spending unexpected time at the Vineyard in France, he discovers a part of himself that he had lost and experiences romance and a blossoming new love affair with a beautiful French woman that changes his life forever. A Good Year is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Peter Mayle."
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 131
- Fresh: 34
- Rotten: 97
- Average Rating: 4.8/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: A Good Year, an innocuous, feel-good movie that reunites Russell Crowe with the director Ridley Scott, is a three-P movie: pleasant, pretty and predictable. One might add piddling.
Rotten: Russell Crowe has many talents, but a gift for light comedy is not one of them.
Rotten: Despite some stunning visuals and a lot of nice moments, the finished product feels like the work of an actor and director who are out of their element.
Rotten: Like a fragile Provence wine left too long in the sun, Ridley Scott's romantic comedy A Good Year spoiled somewhere between the publication of Peter Mayle's novel and this cockamamie adaptation.
I'm sure this is annoying... I just want Gladiator. PLEASE!!!!!
A brilliant movie.
I love this movie. I"ve watched it at least 4 times in the past 3 years. Russel Crowe only chooses movies that are worthwhile. The transformation of such a brilliant character as Crowe's is lovely to watch. It feels as though one is allowed a look at the most intimate moments of the character's life.
G R E A T MOVIE!
Great movie that even an action junky like me liked! Crowe does a brilliant job and his lovely French co-star... Va Va VA VOOM!!!!