Overview

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

  1. Tom Tykwer

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Patrick Süskind

    Novel

  3. Andrew Birkin

    Screenplay

  4. Bernd Eichinger

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ben Whishaw

    Ben Whishaw

    Jean-Baptiste Grenouille

  2. Simon Chandler

    Simon Chandler

    Bürgermeister von Grasse

  3. David Calder

    David Calder

    Bischof von Grasse

  4. Richard Felix

    Richard Felix

    Magistrat

  5. Birgit Minichmayr

    Birgit Minichmayr

    Grenouilles Mutter

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

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Release Information

  • January 5, 2007
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 27m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $132,180,323.00

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