MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 35,567 this week

The Browning Version (1985)

TV Movie  -  Drama
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 73 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

(play)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 55 titles
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 294 titles
created 06 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 53 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Browning Version (TV Movie 1985)

The Browning Version (TV Movie 1985) on IMDb 7.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Browning Version.

User Polls

3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Wetherby (1985)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Director: David Hare
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence and introduces the four men - father, uncle and two brothers - to his wife.

Director: Peter Hall
Stars: Ian Holm, Paul Rogers, Cyril Cusack
Cause célèbre (TV Movie 1987)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a woman's husband is murdered by her lover, they are both tried for murder. The prosecution claims that she is the mastermind behind the crime, but she has an ace up her sleeve.

Director: John Gorrie
Stars: Helen Mirren, Harry Andrews, David Suchet
Behaving Badly (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Judi Dench, Ronald Pickup, Frances Barber
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.

Director: Charles Sturridge
Stars: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves
Jack & Sarah (1995)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young American woman becomes a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.

Director: Tim Sullivan
Stars: Richard E. Grant, Samantha Mathis, Judi Dench
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

England, 1904. A young lawyer from London, Mr. Ashton (James Wilby) and his best friend are hiking across Dartmoor. As he twisted his ankle, Ashton is forced to seek help at a nearby ... See full summary »

Director: Piers Haggard
Stars: Imogen Stubbs, James Wilby, Susannah York
A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Respectable British sitcom from Independent Television about the middle-class in their middle-age. Short-lived (26 episodes) but much admired, the sitcom was all about the simple ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Gavin Millar
Stars: Robert Blythe, Richard Boyle, Andrea Browne
The Trial (1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards
The Browning Version (TV Movie 1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Stars: Peter Cushing
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Joe and Sarah Marriot is a pair of European campers who have pitched their tent for a little R & R at a campsite in France. The other families that have come to the site on holiday provide ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold
Stars: Jack Shepherd, Zoë Wanamaker, Miranda Richardson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
John Taplow (as Stephen Mackintosh)
Shaun Scott ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of The Browning Version (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Greek To Me
10 April 2011 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The Browning Version is, of course, a one-act stage play so finely crafted as to render it actor-proof; a director need only drill the actors until the lines are second nature and train them not to bump into the furniture then he can go home secure in the knowledge that Rattigan will do the rest. Having said that I was frightened as a child by Michael Redgrave's definitive performance as Andrew Crocker-Harris in Puffin Asquith's equally definitive film version and though I have since seen and enjoyed some dozen or so stage productions I have yet to see any actor inhabit the same galaxy as Redgrave in this role nor, I am afraid, does Ian Holm, fine actor that he is, fare any better here. In fact when I come to think of it - and I own and play often the DVD of the Redgrave version - Puffin Asquith was blessed with a more or less dream cast in the shape of Jean Kent, Nigel Patrick and Wilfrid Hyde-White so that Judi Dench, Michael Kitchen and John Woodvine in this television adaptation are left dead in the water by comparison. On the other hand, like the man said, the play's the thing, and this play is a thing of beauty as masterpieces often are.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Browning Version (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page