The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

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  1. John Madden


  2. Ol Parker


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bill Nighy

    Bill Nighy

    Douglas Ainslie

  2. Maggie Smith

    Maggie Smith

    Muriel Donnelly

  3. Tom Wilkinson

    Tom Wilkinson

    Graham Dashwood

  4. Judi Dench

    Judi Dench

    Evelyn Greenslade

  5. Dev Patel

    Dev Patel

    Sonny Kapoor

  6. Penelope Wilton

    Penelope Wilton

    Jean Ainslie

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $136,836,156.00


Release Information

  • May 25, 2012
    PG-13, Theatrical



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A review by xenocast

By xenocast

This is an excellent movie with a great cast. Before seeing the movie I saw one review categorizing it as having Benny Hill style comedy. I did NOT see that at all in this movie. In fact, one criticism that I have is that I'd liked to have seen a little more comedy. One of the characters is truly over the top, but not slapstick. But regardless this movie flows elegantly start to finish without being overly saccharine or morbid or falling back on what you might expect for comedy involving the elderly. This film won't move you like Slumdog Millionaire but it is a quality film in its own righ... read the rest.

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