MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,258 this week

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  18 January 1991 (UK)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 2,226 users   Metascore: 73/100
Reviews: 30 user | 12 critic | 16 from Metacritic.com

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novels), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

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

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Paul Newman: 1925 - 2008
| IMDb News
Producer Ismail Merchant Dies at 68
| IMDb News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 12 Feb 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 14 Jan 2014
 
a list of 49 titles
created 10 May 2014
 
a list of 30 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mr. & Mrs. Bridge.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Carol Ann MacKay is a fine, popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who was the star of her school's football team when ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Kanievska
Stars: Paul Newman, Linda Fiorentino, Dermot Mulroney
Blaze (1989)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A middle-aged Louisiana governor falls in love with a young stripper, which jeopardizes his political career and the radical policies which have made him a controversial figure.

Director: Ron Shelton
Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Boston feminist and a conservative Southern lawyer contend for the heart and mind of a beautiful and bright girl unsure of her future.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of an union head, the man's life begins to unravel.

Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Eleanor lives with the artist Stash. Just like his artist friends, he is completely unknown but is waiting for the big break. Stash is mean to her and finally she leaves him. Ironically, ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Bernadette Peters, Adam Coleman Howard, Chris Sarandon
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey
Heat and Dust (1983)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Paul Newman, Edward Asner, Ken Wahl
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Anne Baxter, Robert Powell, Michael Wager
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man marries an heiress for her money even though he is actually in love with her friend.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: James Ivory
Stars: James Mason, Madhur Jaffrey, Keith Varnier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Harriet
...
...
Carolyn Bridge
John Bell ...
Douglas Bridge - as a boy
...
Ruth Bridge
...
Dr. Alex Sauer
Remak Ramsay ...
Virgil Barron
Addison Myers ...
Man at Businessmen's Table
Roger Burget ...
Man at Businessmen's Table
...
...
Mr. Gadbury
Gale Garnett ...
Mabel Ong
Al Christy ...
Judge
...
Plaintiff
Edit

Storyline

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and the complications are derived from that they have a more modern view of life. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Divided by time and tradition. United by love and hope. The story of an unforgettable family.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

18 January 1991 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Cenas de uma Família  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

$7,698,010 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Newman and Woodward were a couple in real life as well, married from February 2, 1958 until Newman's death in September 2008. See more »

Goofs

When Mrs. Bridge presents the special pineapple cake to Mr. Bridge, her voice does not match her mouth movements. See more »

Crazy Credits

Shakespearean Tutor to Mr. Newman - Senator Bob Dole See more »

Connections

Featured in The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Boogie Woogie
Written by Clarence Smith (as Clarence 'Pinetop' Smith)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., A division of MPL Communication Inc.
Performed by Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (as 'Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra)
Courtesy of RCA Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A bit different
9 March 2003 | by (Ky.) – See all my reviews

This is definitely a nitch film that will not appeal to a mass audience. It's a rather uneventful story of a mid-western upper class WASP family, and the cultural milieu of their times. Set in the time frame of pre-World War II America, it is a series of vignettes of various characters' lives. Everything about the production is first class; from the acting to the lush settings. This is a film for those who prefer subtlety over action. This ain't a popcorn film, it is a movie for a quiet time where you can sit back and watch a serious character study. Too, a knowledge of the history of the time would be nice -- but not essential. I'll give it a solid *8*.


13 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was Mr Bridge hot for his daughter friday-14
Please, Please Read The Books! gosh717
QUESTION ABOUT PAINTING pamela-71
The House flibberti-gibbet
Discuss Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?