MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,342 this week

Arthur (I) (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  8 April 2011 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 42,864 users   Metascore: 36/100
Reviews: 156 user | 174 critic | 37 from Metacritic.com

A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like.

Director:

Writers:

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

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: April

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

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 15 Sep 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 28 Oct 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 09 Mar 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 12 Jun 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 25 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Arthur" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Arthur (2011)

Arthur (2011) on IMDb 5.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Arthur.

User Polls

3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Arthur (1981)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which he is told will only be his if he marries Susan. He does not love Susan, but she ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Gordon
Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

Director: Nicholas Stoller
Stars: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Arthur loses all his money, and his wife wants a baby.

Director: Bud Yorkin
Stars: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.

Director: Nicholas Stoller
Stars: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Directors: Mike Bruce, Blake West
Stars: Russell Brand, Devon Ogden
Serena (2012)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A short film that deals with the forbidden love of a woman for her pastor, which she reveals to him while confessing.

Director: Rodrigo García
Stars: Jennifer Garner, Alfred Molina
Paradise I (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith.

Director: Diablo Cody
Stars: Julianne Hough, Nick Offerman, Holly Hunter
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two strangers' paths crisscross as they make their way toward Canada.

Director: Rod Webber
Stars: Rod Webber, Greta Gerwig, Joseph James Bellamy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Tiffany (as Christina Calph)
Murphy Guyer ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Arthur is a rich, alcoholic playboy with no regards to his working life. After another drunken run-in with the law, his aloof mother has had enough and forces him to marry Susan, a proper business woman, or else he will lose his inheritance. Just as he's engaged to Susan, he meets Naomi, a free-spirited girl who Arthur thinks is perfect for him. Any attempts at holding down a job are fruitless, so Arthur has to decide, what is more important: love, or his mother's money. Written by napierslogs

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

No Work. All Play. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for alcohol use throughout, sexual content, language and some drug references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arthur, a legjobb parti  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£764,468 (UK) (22 April 2011)

Gross:

$33,015,696 (USA) (3 June 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

During the dinner scene at Grand Central Station, the background music that is playing is an instrumental version of the Christopher Cross song, "Arthur (1981)'s Theme (Best That You Can Do)". See more »

Goofs

In their first encounter, Arthur accidentally shoots Burt with a nail gun in his arm and shoulder. Then, when Burt is threatening Arthur with the saw, there is a bloodstain on Burt's shirt, but no hole. See more »

Quotes

Susan: You're running from yourself Arthur.
Arthur: I wish I was, because I'd let me get away.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening Warner Bros. logo appears as if inside a champagne glass. See more »

Connections

References Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

A Little Bit Better
Performed by Daniel Merriweather
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dudley must have turned over in his grave
17 April 2011 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Went to see this because my fiancé thought the previews were funny. Admittedly, the previews I had seen made it look funny as well, but I had read some critical reviews, and wasn't enthusiastic. As it turned out, the critics were right, and I applaud the marketing geniuses who were actually able to make "Arthur" look even remotely entertaining. Brand, who I usually like, was nothing better than annoying, and he might have been the best one in the cast. The dialog was silly in parts and completely corny in others, the premise was poorly executed, and the six people at the showing I attended never let out anything more than a slight giggle from time to time, probably out of embarrassment for the performers more than anything else.

On the plus side, if my fiancé ever criticizes any of my cinematic choices, I can remind her of this tripe. That ought to put an end to that conversation.


31 of 57 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Couldn't Make It Past First 30 Minutes! chapinapril
Russell Brand is NO Dudley Moore chapinapril
Not that bad climzadrow
Did anyone else cry when...? i-hate-raisins
To all those who feel the urge to slam Russell Brand... OutriderJL
Russel Brand vs Zach Galifinakais ecbrowngroup
Discuss Arthur (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page