Mildred Pierce (2011)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Drama
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 12,336 users  
Reviews: 63 user | 26 critic

Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 23 Aug 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 01 Nov 2011
 
TV
a list of 49 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 11 May 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Mildred Pierce" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mildred Pierce (2011– )

Mildred Pierce (2011– ) on IMDb 7.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mildred Pierce.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2011  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott
The Reader (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry
Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A female landscape-gardener is awarded the esteemed assignment to construct the grand gardens at Versaillers, a gilt-edged position which thrusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV.

Director: Alan Rickman
Stars: Kate Winslet, Helen McCrory, Alan Rickman
Parade's End (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Roger Allam
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Connecticut.

Director: Todd Field
Stars: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson
Hideous Kinky (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco. They encounter many adventures, new experiences, and ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Stars: Kate Winslet, Bella Riza, Saïd Taghmaoui
Iris I (2001)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Richard Eyre
Stars: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Mildred Pierce (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Bert Pierce (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Lucy Gessler (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Wally Burgan (5 episodes, 2011)
Murphy Guyer ...
 Mr. Pierce (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Ida Corwin (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Letty (5 episodes, 2011)
...
 Monty Beragon (5 episodes, 2011)
Diane Kagan ...
 Mrs. Pierce (4 episodes, 2011)
...
 Anna (4 episodes, 2011)
Christopher Koron ...
 Archie (4 episodes, 2011)
...
 Veda Pierce (4 episodes, 2011)
...
 Arline (3 episodes, 2011)
Hope Davis ...
 Mrs. Forrester (3 episodes, 2011)
Robb Webb ...
 Radio Announcer (3 episodes, 2011)
Margaret Hall ...
 Mrs. Floyd (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Ray Pierce (3 episodes, 2011)
Erwin Falcon ...
 Pancho (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Sigrid (3 episodes, 2011)
Laura Esterman ...
 Mrs. Kramer (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Hans (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Veda Pierce (2 episodes, 2011)
Evan Thompson ...
 Man with a Cap (2 episodes, 2011)
Brenda Wehle ...
 Mrs. Turner (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Carlo Treviso (2 episodes, 2011)
Kenneth Jennings ...
 Small Man (2 episodes, 2011)
Todd Aubrey Davis ...
 Houseman (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Newsboy (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Cashier (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Starched Collar Man (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mo Levinson / ... (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Starched Collar Man (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Table Two Woman (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mr. Rossi (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Table Two Woman (2 episodes, 2011)
Annette Arnold ...
 Waitress Annette (2 episodes, 2011)
Laura Rosenthal ...
 Waitress Doris (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mr. Chris (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Waitress Darlene (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Woman 1 (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Woman 2 (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mr. Rand (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mr. Rice (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Young Mother (2 episodes, 2011)
Bob McClure ...
 Businessman (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Customer (2 episodes, 2011)
Rachel Darden Bennett ...
 Shirley (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Nurse 1 (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Dr. Gale (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Nurse 2 (2 episodes, 2011)
Max Brand ...
 Orderly (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Dr. Collins (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Maggie Biederhof (2 episodes, 2011)
Paul Pilcz ...
 Tommy (2 episodes, 2011)
Leslie Lyles ...
 Mrs. Jaeckel (2 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mrs. Levinson (2 episodes, 2011)
Edit

Storyline

Glendale, California, 1931: Mildred Pierce, a young mother with a talent for baking, is left a "grass widow" after throwing her husband, Bert, out of the house. Forced to hunt for work to support herself and her two young daughters, 11-year-old Veda and seven-year-old Ray, Mildred visits an employment agency, only to encounter job opportunities she feels are beneath her. Amidst her job search, she receives dating advice from her friend and neighbor, Lucy Gessler, and begins an unexpected affair with an ex-business partner of her husband's, Wally Burgan. When Mildred receives a call from the agency regarding an opening as a housekeeper to a wealthy socialite, she reluctantly agrees to meet with her. After cutting the acerbic interview short, Mildred seeks refuge at a local diner, Cristofor's Café, where fate, and a waitress named Ida, will play a role in shaping her future. Written by HBO Publicity

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Having It All Would Cost Her Everything.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Prosdokies  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(total run time)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kate Winslet had 66 different costume changes throughout the series. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.18 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Mildred Pierce 2011 miniseries
18 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was totally into the miniseries. However I felt that the ending was awful. What kind of ending was that? I enjoyed the original with Joan Crawford and was expecting to see a finale that was similar. There should have been at least 2 more episodes, and see a different ending to Mildred and Veda's love hate relationship. Again, it felt as if there was something missing in the last episode. Truly disappointing. So in the end, Veda has the last word? and what happened to Monty? It felt as if a piece of the entire puzzle were missing. However I truly enjoyed all the actors. They were into their respective parts. But whoever re-wrote the script was asleep...


10 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
In defense of Veda jennygerms21-226-534587
Has anyone read the book? Elisabet Jonsson
Veda learns Opera in a few months? lordsuhn
Cunnilingus Scene NOT gratuitous mjp0117-26-143834
Pasadena? TumJerrie
Is Lucy a closeted lesbian? truscout
Discuss Mildred Pierce (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?