Arthur

Arthur
Arthur
  • PG
  • 1h 36m
  • 1981
Fresh88%
Common Sense Media Iconage 13+
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
The world's richest and most lovable drunk risks everything when he falls in love with an irascible waitress in the hilarious comedy starring Dudley Moore and Academy Award-winner Liza Minnelli -- Arthur. Arthur's (Moore) billionaire family gives him an ultimatum: He must choose between marrying the most boring rich girl (Jill Eikenberry) on Long Island or staying with his low-class, shoplifting girlfriend (Minnelli) and losing his inheritance. For the first time in his life, Arthur wants something he cannot buy--the woman he loves. Arthur's valet and best friend (John Gielgud) begs Arthur to marry the deadly dull debutante and keep the money. But Arthur's heart simply won't let him. It's a situation that would drive a man to drink--if he weren't already drunk--in this giddy, bubbly comic masterpiece.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media Iconage 13+
Common Sense Says
Sweet-spirited '80s comedy with lots of drinking.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this popular '80s comedy turns time and again to comical drinking and drunkenness. Though some of it is played for pathos and sadness, the slurred-speech joviality and teetering gait is usually upbeat and funny. The title character, a multi-millionaire playboy, picks up prostitutes and is shown the next morning in bed with one (who speaks about incest in her history). There is some light swearing that doesn't go beyond the "s" word.

A Lot or A Little?

The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
Details
Positive Role Models
Details
Violence
Details
Sex
Details
Language
Details
Consumerism
Details
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Details
More on Common Sense Media

Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:July 17, 1981
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
Resolution, color and audio quality may vary based on your device, browser and internet connection.Learn More

You Might Also Like...

Arthur 2: On the Rocks
Arthur
Auntie Mame
Bringing Up Baby
You Can't Take It with You
What's Up, Doc?
Richie Rich
After the Thin Man
The Thin Man
The Egg and I

New Releases

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
CANDYMAN
Emanuel
Sweetheart
A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish
The Lion King
Toy Story 4
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
The Art of Self-Defense
The Death and Return of Superman