MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 489 this week

Privileged (1982)

 -  Drama | Comedy  -  September 1982 (UK)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 80 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

A story about a group of Oxford undergraduate acting students and their troubled lives while producing the play The Duchess of Malfi.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Hugh Grant
| The Hollywood News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 37 titles
created 14 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 75 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 13 titles
created 14 Sep 2012
 
a list of 356 titles
created 05 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 33 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Privileged" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Privileged (1982)

Privileged (1982) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Privileged.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A surreal comedy series tracking the career of Stephen Daker, a young doctor who works for the health centre of a modern British university.

Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn
The Lady and the Highwayman (TV Movie 1989)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough
Stars: Emma Samms, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom
Restoration (1995)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of a spaniel dear to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.

Director: Christopher Monger
Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney
Promised Land (1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman
Stars: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Scottish archaeologist Angus Flint discovers an odd skull amid the ruins of a convent that he is excavating. Shortly thereafter, Lady Sylvia Marsh returns to Temple House, a nearby mansion,... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg
Maurice (1987)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant
Champagne Charlie (TV Movie 1989)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

This is the story of the Charles Heidsieck who opened the market for Champagne sales in America just prior to the American Civil War. He is a reluctant French spy and is captured and spends... See full summary »

Director: Allan Eastman
Stars: Hugh Grant, Megan Gallagher, Megan Follows
Some Girls (1988)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Meanwhile, her ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly, Sheila Kelley
Sirens (1993)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him.

Director: John Duigan
Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Christopher Miles
Stars: Nigel Havers, Clare Byam-Shaw, Julian Fellowes
The Detective (TV Mini-Series 1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Tom Bell, Mark Eden, Vivienne Ritchie
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Woolley ...
Edward Blake
...
Anne
...
Lord Adrian (as Hughie Grant)
Victoria Studd ...
Lucy
...
Jamie
Simon Shackleton ...
Justin
...
Imogen
...
Wilf
Neville Watchurst ...
Julian
...
Alan
Mark Saban ...
Geoff
Alex Wellesley-Wesley ...
Claire
Jonathan Cullen ...
Martin (as Jon Cullen)
Alexander Marengo ...
Simon (as Alex Marengo)
Jenny Waldman ...
Waitress
Edit

Storyline

A story about a group of Oxford undergraduate acting students and their troubled lives while producing the play The Duchess of Malfi.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1982 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is an Oxford University student feature film, reputedly the first of its kind, with a very young Hugh Grant in the leading role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Comedy Connections: The Fast Show (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Two Falling
Written and Performed by Kudos Points
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hugh Grant's finest moment.
13 January 2003 | by (Oxford, UK) – See all my reviews

I must have seen this film hundreds of times since its first release and, doubtless, I'll watch it hundreds more. Hugh Grant has probably never done anything with the same level of quality since. He shows an incredible range in this film, going from pompous twit to privileged upperclass yahoo, sometimes in the course of one scene. But even with an actor of his stature the film is stolen completely by some of the supporting cast members notably Mark Saban who is simply a joy to watch, especially when he appears in the background of a shot 'doing acting'. The other find of this film is Ted Colman as the 'barman' of Brown's restaurant. Colman is incredible, he's funny, tragic and charismatic in every scene that he appears in. Whatever happened to this guy? I've seen him in this and a couple of low budget Dutch action films and that's all. My copy of Privileged is wearing out, I've viewed it so often. It's a crime there has never been a DVD release in any region, I'm sure the movie's many fans would make it a hit. A two disc set, with commentary from Saban and Colman detailing their very different acting techniques would be very welcome. I strongly recommend anyone to see this film, especially Ted Colman fans. It's original, classy and a total one off.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
availability? hephaiston
Discuss Privileged (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?