The Benefactor

The Benefactor

Streaming Video - 2016
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A philanthropist meddles in the lives of a newly-married couple in an attempt to relive his past.
Publisher: [United States] : Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 90 min.)) : sd., col

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Miller1114
Jun 29, 2017

It feels like the movie was incomplete. The performances were great but the movie lacked substance.

d2013 Mar 15, 2017

Richard Gere gives a good performance but I find the story has many turns that doesn't quite get there. Just OK movie wise!

Franln Nov 01, 2016

Richard Gere is fantastic and this movie is well done. This and his role in Time out of Mind have given me a new admiration for his acting style and his role choices. Dakota Fanning has a very small role in this and I would have liked to see more of her. Theo James is quite charming and talented as well.

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jul 14, 2016

Just say, "No!" A good example of why cannabis should NOT be made legal. It would just increase the probability of these types of accidents.

Probably more of a chick-flick Gere fan movie.

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TimeLord_
Jun 14, 2016

I gave up after almost an hour in. Not recommended.

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Uglybug
May 03, 2016

This film is a mess. I watched it because I usually like Dakota Fanning and Theo James is good eye candy. Fanning looks depressed throughout, and she seems detached and distant. Theo James looks pretty, but that's not enough to make the film worth watching. Richard Gere's character rocks back and forth between annoying and desperate, except when he's both. I wish I had those 92 minutes back...

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