MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 25,738 this week

Love's Labour's Lost (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  5 January 1985 (UK)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 70 users  
Reviews: 5 user

When the King of Navarre and three of his cronies swear to spend all their days in study and not to look at any girls, they've forgotten that the daughter of the King of France is coming on... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(play)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Roger Hammond obituary
| The Guardian - Film News
Roger Hammond obituary
| The Guardian - TV News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 493 titles
created 29 Jun 2011
 
a list of 2590 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie 1985)

Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie 1985) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Love's Labour's Lost.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In the early years of the 20th Century, two British yachtsmen (Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale) stumble upon a German plot to invade the east coast of England in a flotilla of ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Maylam
Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Simon MacCorkindale
Secret Places (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Zelda Barron
Stars: Marie Theres Relin, Tara MacGowran, Claudine Auger
Dominique (1979)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A millionaire who has recently lost his wife starts believing that he is being haunted by her spirit.

Director: Michael Anderson
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Jean Simmons, Jenny Agutter
Richard III (1955)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Director: Laurence Olivier
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen
Equus (1977)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely
Henry V (1989)
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd
Richard III (1995)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.

Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent
Hamlet (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates
Love's Labour's Lost (TV Movie 1965)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Roger Jenkins
Stars: Julian Battersby, Christopher Benjamin, James Cossins
The Survivor (1981)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A plane crashes just after takeoff and the only survivor, the pilot walks out of the wreckage. He doesn't remember the explosion or the crash, but 300 passengers & crew are dead. As the investigation goes on people are wanting answers.

Director: David Hemmings
Stars: Robert Powell, Jenny Agutter, Joseph Cotten
A Dream of Alice (TV Movie 1982)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A musical version of scenes from Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland".

Stars: Jenny Agutter, John Clive, Michael Hordern
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Some children led a crusade in 1212 to free Jerusalem from Turkish authorities.Two main heroes Nicholas and Stephen use all their might to defeat the enemy.

Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Lionel Stander, Ferdy Mayne, Mathieu Carrière
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Kent ...
Ferdinand, King of Navarre
Christopher Blake ...
Geoffrey Burridge ...
Mike Gwilym ...
...
...
Moth
...
...
Paddy Navin ...
Clifford Rose ...
...
Katy Behean ...
Maria
Petra Markham ...
Katharine
...
Jay Ruparelia ...
Adrian
Edit

Storyline

When the King of Navarre and three of his cronies swear to spend all their days in study and not to look at any girls, they've forgotten that the daughter of the King of France is coming on a diplomatic visit. And the lady herself and her attendants play merry havoc with their intentions. Written by Kathy Li

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 January 1985 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Elijah Moshinsky used the paintings of Jean-Antoine Watteau as an influence for the visual design of the film. See more »

Connections

Version of Love's Labour's Lost (1965) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a generally fine production, albeit with unnecessary abridgments and rearrangements
6 August 2014 | by (Cambridge, England) – See all my reviews

This fine production was one of the last in the BBC Shakespeare series. The acting is excellent on all sides; the costumes are lovely; and the sets are very impressive. Mike Gwilym is particularly good as Berowne -- by the far the most richly characterized role in the play -- but everyone else, ranging from Maureen Lipman (Princess) to Paul Jesson (Costard), likewise acts at a pleasingly high level. My sole complaint, especially about a production that runs for under two hours, is that there are far too many abridgments and some rather odd rearrangements of bits of the text that are extracted from their original locations. Those alterations are at best unnecessary and at worst rather confusing. Still, they don't detract much from the overall magic of the performances.


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

Message Boards

Discuss Love's Labour's Lost (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?