MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 20,943 this week

Butterfly Kiss (1995)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 1,506 users   Metascore: 61/100
Reviews: 29 user | 26 critic | 16 from Metacritic.com

Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video + 1 more

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 139 titles
created 01 Jan 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 27 Apr 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 06 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 7911 titles
created 15 Jun 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Butterfly Kiss" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Butterfly Kiss (1995)

Butterfly Kiss (1995) 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 Butterfly Kiss.

User Polls

4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Claim (2000)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Wes Bentley, Peter Mullan, Milla Jovovich
Jude (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports they find an orphanage run by devoted Mrs. Savic near... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei
Everyday I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Shirley Henderson, John Simm, Shaun Kirk
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Director Michael Winterbottom (Northam) attempts to shoot the adaptation of Laurence Sterne's essentially unfilmable novel, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman."

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Jeremy Northam, Rob Brydon
Trishna (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed, Meeta Vashisht
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Ewen Cameron, Janine Huard, Naomi Klein
Code 46 (2003)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genova changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Colin Firth, Perla Haney-Jardine, Willa Holland
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson
Spectropia (2006)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

While searching the past for her missing father with a time machine of her own invention, the young protagonist Spectropia is accidentally transported to New York in 1931. There she finds ... See full summary »

Director: Toni Dove
Stars: Aleksa Palladino, Carolyn McCormick, Richard Bekins
Action | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Anton Sivers
Stars: Andrey Astrakhantsev, Sergey Bezrukov, Anna Dubrovskaya
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Eunice
Kathy Jamieson ...
Wendy
...
Miriam
Des McAleer ...
Eric McDermott
Lisa Riley ...
Danielle
Freda Dowie ...
Elsie
Paula Tilbrook ...
Ella
Fine Time Fontayne ...
Tony
Elizabeth McGrath ...
Waitress
Joanne Cook ...
Angela
Shirley Vaughan ...
Waitress
Paul Bown ...
Gary
Emily Aston ...
Katie
...
Robert
Katy Murphy ...
Judith
Edit

Storyline

Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam is very impressed by Eunice's fierceness and willfulness and follows her on the search for Judith. Shocked by Eunice's cruelty she tries to make her a better person, but she looses ground herself. Written by Robert Stroetgen <stroetgen@rrz.uni-hamburg.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A story of love and redemption.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Killer on the Road  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Eunice: Evil is in your heart, if you don't go out, you'll never get away from it.
See more »

Soundtracks

There's More To Life Than This
Performed by Björk
Words and Music by Björk (as Bjork Gudmundsdottir) & Nellee Hooper
Copyright PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd./Warner Chapell Music Ltd.
Recording courtesy of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Killing people is nothing. I've done much worse than kill people.
25 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know if Eu is Bi-Polar because all I saw was raging mania; probably schizophrenic. She says what she wants, she does what she wants, and, when she takes off her shirt, you know she'll never be flying. So, she kills a guy and takes his van. This is a bit much for Mi, but she goes along anyway. Mi is the complete opposite of Eu. Naive and lonely and in real need, she hangs on for dear life.

Amanda Plummer (The Fisher King, Miss Rose White) nailed this role in the performance of a lifetime. I cannot imagine anyone else playing Eunice (Eu). Saskia Reeves as Miriam (Mi) showed a sweetness that prevented her from objecting too loudly to Eu's deeds, until she transforms herself.

Michael Winterbottom's (A Cock and Bull Story, The Road to Guantanamo) idea was developed into a great script by Frank Cottrell Boyce (A Cock & Bull Story). Winterbottom directed this film in a manner that your attention was always focused on what these two would do next.

The van is switched for a car and the bodies are oiling up as they travel across the country. We never really know who "Judith" is, and it really doesn't matter as it is probably something deep in Eu's madness.

Quite a different ending than Thelma and Louise.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
i think it sucks hsuehhan
Judith Wilde_child
bondage,chains,hook s bruise85
Film really about being true to yourself kjs-2
Pervert amoviereference
British Monster Avalon123
Discuss Butterfly Kiss (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?