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Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely to lead to monarchy crisis. Written by Anonymous

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Queen Victoria, the world's most powerful woman. John Brown, a simple Scottish Highlander. Their extraordinary friendship transformed an empire.


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Rated PG for a beating, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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$76,268 (USA) (18 July 1997)

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£3,374,073 (UK) (27 March 1998)
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Trivia

Actress Finty Williams, who plays Princess Helena in the film, is actually the daughter of Judi Dench who plays Queen Victoria. Princess Helena was one of Queen Victoria's 5 daughters. See more »

Goofs

When Brown and the Queen are in a boat on the loch, seen from a distance, the vessel has a red flag flying aft. In following scenes shot in the boat, the flag behind the Queen is blue. See more »

Quotes

John Brown: If I catch the miserable by-blow who told those men where she'd be, then I'll hang his balls to dry on Jock Wemyss, so I will!
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Magnificent
20 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a treasure. Judi Dench deserved an Oscar for her work. If I ever see her on the street, I will apologize for the stupidity of the Academy. Billy Connolly was terrific also and deserved his own nomination. This movie is magnificent; one of the best I've seen in a long time. Even if you think this kind of thing is too Masterpiece Theatre, I think you would enjoy this.


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