Beau Brummell

1954

Beau Brummell

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Tomatometer
Not Yet Available

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: N/A

55%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 488
User image

Tap to review this movie

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)



  • You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you get your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMC (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Cinemark (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Bought somewhere else

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)

  • How did you get your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMC (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Cinemark (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal (Coming Soon)

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Bought somewhere else

Where to watch

Beau Brummell Photos

Movie Info

As an actor, British film star Stewart Granger was very handsome, but this is all that is required of him in Beau Brummell. Granger plays the famed 18th-century dandy and social arbiter who rises from poverty to become the adviser and severest critic of the Prince of Wales (marvelously portrayed as a self-involved neurotic by Peter Ustinov). Secure in his station in life, Brummell goes one step too far when he jokes about the Prince's obesity. The future King George IV will forget the whole thing if Brummell will apologize, but the haughty trendsetter refuses to do so. Brummell is banished from court, losing everything -- including his chance at finding happiness with the aristocratic Elizabeth Taylor -- in the process. Filmed on location in England, Beau Brummell was based on the same war-horse play by Clyde Fitch that had served as the inspiration for the 1924 Brummell starring John Barrymore. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Stewart Granger
as Capt. George Brummel
Elizabeth Taylor
as Patricia Belham
Peter Ustinov
as Prince of Wales
Robert Morley
as George III
James Donald
as Lord Edwin Mercer
James Hayter
as Mortimer
Rosemary Harris
as Mrs. Fitzherbert
Paul Rogers
as William Pitt
Noel Willman
as Lord Byron
Charles Carson
as Sir Geoffrey Baker
Peter Bull
as Mr. Fox
Mark Dignam
as Mr. Burke
Des Roberts
as Colonel
David Horne
as Thirlow
Ralph Truman
as Sir Frederick Sidney
Henry Oscar
as Dr. Willis
Ernest Clark
as Dr. Warren
George de Warfaz
as Dr. Dubois
View All

Critic Reviews for Beau Brummell

All Critics (2) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (1)

Audience Reviews for Beau Brummell

  • Jul 20, 2013
    Fancy, plush drama which hews a bit closer to actual history than most historical films of the time. Beautiful costumes, Elizabeth is ravishing and the cast includes an astounishingly young Rosemary Harris. Granger is fine in the lead but the best performance comes from Peter Ustinov.
    jay n Super Reviewer

Beau Brummell Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features