Arthur Newman

If you don't have a life, get someone else's.

Arthur Newman
A man with problems decides he wants a new life, so he fakes his own death, buys a new identity and hits the road as Arthur Newman. But his road trip is derailed when he meets a young woman with similar issues. She sees through his scam and soon he sees through hers. As they continue on the road together, painful secrets are revealed and their new lives take shape.

99 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity).
Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit
Take that, Jeff Bridges!
Take that, Jeff Bridges!


Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, Kristin Lehman, Sterling Beaumon, David Andrews
Dante Ariola
ScreenplayBecky Johnston
MusicNick Urata
CinematographyEduard Grau
EditingOlivier Bugge Coutté
Sound formats
Made in2013
Produced byVertebra Films, Cross Creek Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageStrong impact, infrequent with innuendos
NudityModerate impact, brief, infrequent, sexual context
SexStong impact, infrequent, brief, with and without nudity
Drug abuseModerate impact brief infrequent alcohol consumption and smoking of marijuana
CommentsMaterial contains complex and mature themes of love, life, depression, deception, identity crisis, separation, secrets, family tensions, self discovery, loneliness, fear, jealousy, unhappiness, healing. The context of the material may be unsuitable for children under 16. The content may be complex and mature and children under the age of 16 may find it confusing, distressing and upsetting.
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say
23 critics
Rottentomatoes critics
43 critics
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDespite the natural charisma of its leads, Arthur Newman does little with its intriguing setup, and the result is bland and unconvincing.
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What the People say

562 Netizens quote iconGood movie with great acting that is worth watching but be prepared. It's a little depressing. I do recommend though

Average .. 43%



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