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Mrs Brown (1997)

Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but ... See full summary »

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Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely to lead to monarchy crisis. Written by Anonymous

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Queen Victoria, the world's most powerful woman. John Brown, a simple Scottish Highlander. Their extraordinary friendship transformed an empire.


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Rated PG for a beating, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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3 October 1997 (USA)  »

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$522,456 (USA) (5 October 1997)

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$9,217,930 (USA) (22 March 1998)
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Actress Finty Williams, who plays Princess Helena in the film, is actually the daughter of Judi Dench who plays Queen Victoria. Princess Helena was one of Queen Victoria's 5 daughters. See more »

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A maid tells Brown about "Lord Tennyson". Alfred Lord Tennyson did not become a peer until 1884, a year after the death of Brown. See more »

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[first lines]
John Brown: God save the Queen!
[shoots into the dark]
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Version of The Mudlark (1950) See more »

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Bill Conolly is terrific!!
21 September 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Mrs Brown is a good movie with a good storyline ,excellent performances by Bill Conolly ,Judi Dench and Antony Sher. Antony Sher(Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli)adds some humor to the the movie .It was a delight visiting the beautiful Scottish Highlands thanks to some marvelous photography and a very good recreation of the Victorian age. The real show stealer I felt was Bill Conolly(John Brown).He is portrayed as a loyal,charismatic,fun loving Scottish highlander who can dare to defy the Queen's orders .The scenes involving Victoria and Brown are electrifying.It surprises me that a talented actor like Bill Connoly Does not get many good roles.I would definitely love to see more of this talented actor.


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