Brexit (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes


Brexit (2019)



Critic Consensus: With acerbic wit and a mesmerizingly eccentric performance from Benedict Cumberbatch, Brexit energetically renders recent history with unflinching poise.

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This provocative feature-length drama goes behind the scenes, revealing the personalities, strategies and feuds of the Leave and Remain campaigns. The tactics employed by Vote Leave during the data-driven campaign swayed a historically silent voting bloc that would ultimately decide the outcome of the referendum, as well as affecting future elections around the world.


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Dominic Cummings
Rory Kinnear
as Craig Oliver
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All Critics (55) | Top Critics (24)

The insider elements going along through the campaign are what's really beneficial. You get insight on stuff you've not heard that much on Brexit.

July 15, 2020 | Full Review…
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I'd especially like to know how Matthew Elliott feels about being portrayed as a borderline simpleton whenever Cummings heaves into view.

March 7, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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That Graham has managed to make a functioning drama out of Brexit, let alone such a riveting one, feels a little bit miraculous.

February 21, 2019 | Full Review…

A whimper rather than a bang seems an entirely appropriate note to end on.

February 13, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

90 minutes of shocking but surprisingly entertaining political theater.

January 22, 2019 | Full Review…
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The film does an impressive job explaining the complicated operation while still delivering a fast-paced and entertaining story.

January 20, 2019 | Full Review…

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