Benjamin (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes

Benjamin2020

Benjamin (2020)

TOMATOMETER

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Inspired by first-time feature filmmaker Simon Amstell's own experiences, Benjamin is a heartfelt ode to the search for human connection.

Tickets & Showtimes

Benjamin Videos

Benjamin Photos

Movie Info

Comedy about being weird and struggling for connection. The film is about Benjamin, a rising star filmmaker, on the brink of premiering his difficult second film "No Self" at the London Film Festival when Billie, his hard drinking publicist introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah. (Directed by famed British comedian Simon Amstell, the film is autobiographical and deeply personal.)

Watch it now

Cast

Colin Morgan
as Benjamin
Joel Fry
as Stephen
View All

Critic Reviews for Benjamin

All Critics (38) | Top Critics (4)

From this delicate premise, "Benjamin" wrings a lot of warmly perceptive, occasionally acidic humor.

July 21, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

What's best about the film, though, is its concession to tenderness.

March 15, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If this romcom were any lower-key, it might go off-radar - or off-gaydar - without trace. But Colin Morgan, as failing Irish-London film-maker, is terrific at doleful, muted self-regard.

March 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A miraculously heartfelt love story, sweet and poignant in all its awkwardness.

March 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

These characters are so annoyingly hapless, you expect them to curl up on the floor and suck their thumbs at any moment.

August 27, 2020 | Full Review…

Morgan is charmingly flustered in an early-Hugh Grant way, and Amstell has a knack for biting one-liners about the fundamental emptiness of human existence.

August 18, 2020 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Benjamin

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Benjamin!

Benjamin Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features