MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,229 this week

Michael (II) (2011)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 2,930 users   Metascore: 64/100
Reviews: 14 user | 110 critic | 12 from Metacritic.com

Five months in the life of a pedophile who keeps a 10-year-old boy locked in his basement.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 18 Dec 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 16 May 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 05 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 Mar 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Michael" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Michael (2011)

Michael (2011) on IMDb 7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Michael.
7 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Michael (1996)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.

Director: Nora Ephron
Stars: John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hairdresser agrees to foster him on weekends.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Stars: Thomas Doret, Cécile De France, Jérémie Renier
Shame (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In New York City, Brandon's carefully cultivated private life -- which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction -- is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay.

Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale
The Hunt (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.

Director: Cristian Mungiu
Stars: Anamaria Marinca, Vlad Ivanov, Laura Vasiliu
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

Director: Wes Anderson
Stars: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
Mud (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.

Director: Jeff Nichols
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto
Tyrannosaur (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker.

Director: Paddy Considine
Stars: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Stars: Margarete Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Director: Wes Anderson
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
David Rauchenberger ...
Christine Kain ...
Ursula Strauss ...
Victor Tremmel ...
Xaver Winkler ...
Thomas Pfalzmann ...
Gisela Salcher ...
Isolde Wagner ...
Markus Hochholdinger ...
Susanne Rachler ...
David Oberkogler ...
Katrin Thurm ...
Martin Schwehla ...
Olivier Beaurepaire ...
Edit

Storyline

Five months in the life of a pedophile who keeps a 10-year-old boy locked in his basement.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Michael: crónica de una obsesión  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,366 (USA) (17 February 2012)

Gross:

$15,151 (USA) (18 May 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Drown Your Tears in Wine
Written by Iris, Hans Michael Fink
Performed by Hans Michael Fink, Markus Münzenrieder, Wolfgang Scheiblhofer, Philipp Tröstner, Michael Fink
Mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Iris
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
brain dead retarded
24 June 2012 | by (Leipzig) – See all my reviews

I went to watch this film with my wife and daughter in Mexico with voices in Spanish language ("Mexican" exactly) and it's very funny the translation, i think it's for Eugenio Derbez (Felipe the Gardener) a Mexican comedian genius and for the twisted Mexican stereotype showed in the film that all the people in the cinema was laughing with every joke in this movie. I don't know why the critics destroy this funny movie? OK, will not in the 2012 Oscar's but 1:30hr of fun is guaranteed. Oberkogler, Beaurepaire, Hochholdinger and others stars appears shortly, ones acting others in cameos. I don't like Michael Fuith's performance and maybe was for the people who made his voice in Spanish.


3 of 86 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Could someone please tell me how the film ends? ZoneBee
What did anyone think of the Boy's Xmas card? pimlican
If I had one small criticism... Manc_In_Exile
Boy goes out in public yet doesn't escape. WTF flinched
This movie had excellent sound production lolipops24
The brutal thing..is poserpro
Discuss Michael (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page