A love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules.

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Ratings and Reviews

2.6 out of 5

544 Ratings

544 Ratings

88% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.6/10
  • Fresh 199
  • Rotten 28

Critics Consensus: As strange as it is thrillingly ambitious, The Lobster is definitely an acquired taste -- but for viewers with the fortitude to crack through Yorgos Lanthimos' offbeat sensibilities, it should prove a savory cinematic treat.

18+ COMMON SENSE

Sex, violence in mature romantic drama's dystopian future.

Information

Studio
A24
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2015 Element Pictures/ Scarlet Films/ Faliro House Productions SA/ Haut et Court/ Lemming Film/ The British Film Institute/ Channel Four Television Corporation. All Rights Reserved

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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