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Downton Abbey (2019)

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The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.

Director:

Michael Engler

Writers:

Julian Fellowes (characters), Julian Fellowes (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Major Chetwode
Michael Fox ... Andy
Lesley Nicol ... Mrs Patmore
Sophie McShera ... Daisy
Robert James-Collier ... Thomas Barrow
Hugh Bonneville ... Robert Crawley
Allen Leech ... Tom Branson
Michelle Dockery ... Lady Mary
Phyllis Logan ... Mrs Hughes
Laura Carmichael ... Lady Edith
Elizabeth McGovern ... Cora Crawley
Jim Carter ... Mr Carson
Geraldine James ... Queen Mary
Imelda Staunton ... Maud Bagshaw
Alex Crisp Alex Crisp ... Buckingham Palace Footman
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The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We've Been Expecting You

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to the Director's Commentary, Charlie Watson (Albert the Hall Boy) originally featured as a reoccurring extra in series 5 and series 6 of the television version of Downton Abbey. The film version marks Charlie's first role with lines. Director, Michael Engler, said that "it felt in a funny way similar to the story; which is the Hall Boy who becomes the Footman - it's like the extra who becomes an actor". See more »

Goofs

"God Save The Queen" in the subtitles (in English) is correct and proper when the English sovereign is female. The majority of people alive today have heard only that title. But, when played for George V, the title needs to be "God Save the King." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Andy: Good morning.
Mail Delivery Man: A special one today.
[hands Andy the mail]
Andy: Blimey.
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Soundtracks

Annen-polka, Op 177
Written by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss II)
Performed by The Chamber Orchestra of London
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Perfect!
12 September 2019 | by TreasureHunterGirlSee all my reviews

I love the Downton Abbey TV series so I was always going to expect a lot of the movie. I'm happy to say my expectations were exceeded. Everything about the movie was brilliant.

First of all the cast were nothing short of amazing. It must be hard to resume playing a character after years away from them but they all managed to do it and do it well. Pretty much all the actors returned which was nice for fans and reflective of what a great time they must have had working on the original series. I loved that every character got a moment, no matter how big or small.

The writing and directing was spot on. Great to see the original team still has what it takes. Grand yet subtle.

The costumes of course were stunning as usual. The attention to detail is very much to be awed.

The plot was perfect. It was a new storyline but had all the hallmarks of a great Downton episode. Plenty of laughs, lots of little romantic moments, that ordered chaos we all know and love, and of course a wonderfully acted bittersweet moment from two of my favourite characters (I won't spoil it).

And last but not least it was so lovely to be back at Highclere Castle aka Downton Abbey. A wonderful location. It felt like going home.

In summing up, this movie was the perfect addition to a practically flawless series. As an avid fan I was thoroughly satisfied by everything about it. Highly recommend seeing it on the big screen.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,033,665, 22 September 2019

Gross USA:

$96,854,135

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$237,860,050
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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