Maurice

Maurice

"A love story of unforgettable passion."
  • R
  • 1987
  • 2 hr 20 min
  • 7.7  (16,381)
  • 75

Maurice is a British romantic film that was first released in 1987. The film involves a young man who learns about puberty and then goes off to college. While at college the boy falls in love with one of his peers, and he later learns that the other boy is actually in love with him as well. The two cannot be together because of the nature of British society, and they are forced to keep it a closely guarded secret. This is highlighted by a number of other persons being arrested and jailed for engaging in homosexual acts. The two are eventually able to finally be together after spending years loving in secret. This is despite a plot by a rival to extort money from them. Maurice was written by Kit Hesketh-Harvey, and adapted into a screenplay by E.M. Forster. The film was directed by James Ivory. The character Maurice Hall is played by James Wilby. Clive Durham is played by Hugh Grant, and Rupert Graves plays Alec Scudder.

Maurice
Maurice (Home Ent. Trailer)
Maurice (Home Ent. Trailer)

Trailer - 39 sec

Maurice (30th Anniversary 4K Restoration Trailer)
Maurice (30th Anniversary 4K Restoration Trailer)

Trailer - 2 min 21 sec

Maurice
Maurice

Trailer - 1 min 49 sec

Description
Maurice is a British romantic film that was first released in 1987. The film involves a young man who learns about puberty and then goes off to college. While at college the boy falls in love with one of his peers, and he later learns that the other boy is actually in love with him as well. The two cannot be together because of the nature of British society, and they are forced to keep it a closely guarded secret. This is highlighted by a number of other persons being arrested and jailed for engaging in homosexual acts. The two are eventually able to finally be together after spending years loving in secret. This is despite a plot by a rival to extort money from them.

Maurice was written by Kit Hesketh-Harvey, and adapted into a screenplay by E.M. Forster. The film was directed by James Ivory. The character Maurice Hall is played by James Wilby. Clive Durham is played by Hugh Grant, and Rupert Graves plays Alec Scudder.

Maurice is a 1987 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 75.

Maurice is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent Maurice for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1987
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 20 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (16,381)
  • Metascore
    75