5.7/10
58
3 user 3 critic

Golf in the Kingdom (2010)

PG | | Drama | 29 July 2011 (USA)
The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good.

Director:

Writers:

(book), (screenplay)

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.

Director: J. Mills Goodloe
Stars: Mason Gamble, Gary Sinise, Philip Baker Hall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An eccentric socialite with an knack for pulling off hopelessly wild adventures struggles when she finds herself disowned by her millionaire father and abandoned by her teenage son.

Director: Mike Meiners
Stars: Lisa Ann Walter, Kurtwood Smith, Mason Gamble
Dias Santana (2016)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Directors: Maradona Dias Dos Santos, Chris Roland
Stars: David O'Hara, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Dan Hirst
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.

Director: Susan Streitfeld
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas
Sedona (2011)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Visitors to the mystical town of Sedona encounter eccentric characters and a series of calamities that lead them to unexpected miracles.

Director: Tommy Stovall
Stars: Frances Fisher, Seth Peterson, Beth Grant
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After a child dies in her care, a guilt-stricken teenager (Jessica Barden) feels threatened by a mysterious force.

Director: Alastair Siddons
Stars: Jessica Barden, Tony Curran, Alfie Hepper
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Directors: Hunter G. Williams, Scott Michael Campbell
Stars: Ryan Merriman, Hunter G. Williams, Kevin P. Farley
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A short film based on the story by Daniel Wallace (Big Fish) detailing the strange estrangement of an elderly father and his son. Set on a park bench in the present day, Eddie, a ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Weintrob
Stars: Derek Waters, Orson Bean, Michael Rosenbaum
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The Silent Thief is a psychological thriller that examines familial bonds, the human need to belong and the thin line between sanity and insanity. Brennan Marley is an outcast drifter who ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Clary
Stars: Toby Hemingway, Cody Longo, Scout Taylor-Compton
Awaiting (2015)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Morris is a recluse with psychotic tendencies, whose life changes when his innocent daughter Lauren rescues one of his victims and befriends him. Jake, an ordinary businessman, soon ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Murphy
Stars: Tony Curran, Diana Vickers, Rupert Hill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Slick, smug developer Gavin Ransom has a dream: make millions by blanketing the coastal hills of northern California with flamboyant, mini mansions. His sister Olive a raving ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Parker
Stars: Noah Wyle, Illeana Douglas, Kate Mara
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.

Director: Tom Rice
Stars: Liam Aiken, Frances Fisher, Alice Drummond
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
Michael Murphy
...
Eve Greene
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Adam Green
...
Martha McKee
...
Peter McNaughton
...
Balie Maclver
...
Agatha McNaughton
...
Evan Tyree
Edit

Storyline

The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Susan Streitfeld's second feature film. See more »

Quotes

Shivas Irons: The meaning of golf is to enjoy yourself and beware the quicksand of perfection!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful Interpretation
13 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's always risky to make a book into a movie, and usually the flick doesn't live up to the tome, primarily because great literature explores the internal whereas film concerns itself with the exterior. Riskier still when the book is category-killing classic such as Golf In The Kingdom.

This film, however, gets it--beyond faithful to the feel, the spirit, and the mystery of the novel. Impeccable direction, inspired acting, and brilliant cinematography. A must see for any aficionado of Murphy's eternal gift to golf literature, not to mention any golfer who has ever played or dreamed of playing on America's only true-to-Scottish links course. I shan't spoil it by naming the location. You'll you'll just have to stay through the credits.

To the Producer/Distributor: please, PLEASE get the DVD out soon, because I want to see it again and again, and I'm running out of airfare.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Golf in the Kingdom (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?