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The Beguiled (2017)

R | | Drama | 30 June 2017 (USA)
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The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

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The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.

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Innocent, until betrayed.

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Rated R for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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$10,500,000 (estimated)

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$229,292 (USA) (23 June 2017)

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$10,542,504 (USA) (4 August 2017)
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Elle Fanning's second collaboration with Nicole Kidman following How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017). Both films went on to be screened at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, although only The Beguiled in competition. See more »

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Though set in Virginia, the film repeatedly includes exterior shots of trees with hanging moss. Hanging moss does not grow in any part of Virginia. The latitude of Virginia is far too north. See more »

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Alicia: We can show 'em some really Southern hospitality.
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Aura Lea
Music by George R. Poulton
Lyrics by W.W. Fosdick
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John McBurney(Colin Ferrall) is an injured soldier who seeks refuge at a female southern boarding school.
12 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

I do not understand why this movie is getting the rating it has. I went to see it in theaters because it was average a 70, so i thought it would be semi decent. Never have i seen a film so boring, where it ended and i asked that's it ? It was bland at best and lacking of suspense and any form of emotion. Spock's monotone demeanor is more thrilling and entertaining than this. The biggest regret is that i cannot get the time i spent sitting there, thinking it will get better, back. Skip this movie, unless you want to fall asleep then by all means. The one thing that made this movie entertaining at the theater, was an old man who shouted "That sucked" after it was done.


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