The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Synopsis: Seven elderly Britons, for a variety of reasons, respond to an online ad and travel to Jaipur, India, where they find run-down hotel with a young, exuberant, and optimistic host. Evelyn, newly widowed, wants low-cost experience, Graham seeks a long-ago love, Douglas and Jean have lost their pension in a family investment, Muriel needs cheap hip surgery, Madge seeks a rich husband, and Norman is chasing women. India affects each in different ways, enchanting Douglas and Evelyn while driving Jean deeper into bitterness. Their host, young Sonny, has dreams but little cash or skill; he also has a girlfriend whom his mother dismisses. Stories cross and discoveries await each one.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): John Madden
Production: 20th Century Fox
  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 20 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
124 min

Thank you for your patience.

Your call is important to us.

We will be with you shortly.

Thank you for your patience.

Your call is important to us.

We will be with you shortly.

Thank you for your patience.

Your call is important to us.

We will be with you shortly.

Thank you for your patience.

Your call is important to us.

We will be with you shortly.


Greenslade, thank you for waiting.

I've consulted with my manager-

Now if you'll just stay on the

phone for a moment and talk to me.

Just talk to me.

Of course.

I'm not even clear- I mean, I don't actually

understand what it is I'm trying to order.

Is wireless the same as Wi-Fi?

And what do either of them

have to do with broadband?

Mrs. Greenslade, since the

account is not in your name,

before we can make

any changes,

we need to verify details

with the account holder.

Can I please speak

to the account holder?


I'm asking if I can talk

to the account holder.

Before we can make

any changes-

You can't talk to him, no.

He's dead.

He died of a heart attack.

There's only me.

Mrs. Greenslade, since the

account is not in your name-

Lord Justice Walton requests

the pleasure of our company.

- Had you forgotten?

- I hate retirement parties.

Crap cheese, crap wine.

Endless speeches.

Why do people do that?

Nobody- Nobody ever said about

a retirement party, you know,

Well, this is great.

I can't wait to have

one of my own.

it'll be yours one day.

One day very soon.

You've been saying that for years.

It was often said of Stancombe

that his bark was worse than his bite.

But as the recipient of both,

I can testify to the fact that

neither actually required surgery.

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His relationship with

all his pupils...

was founded on respect.

We respected him, and he respected that.

Indeed, to this day,

I recall his response...

to the unwelcome news

that I would trans-

praecipitium a tergo lupi.

This is the day.


This is the day.

And there's an unlimited range

of leisure opportunities...

just a stone's throw away.

So, as I say, what you're looking at

here is very competitively priced.

You won't see better

for your Grey Pound.

Another little feature-

not necessarily right now,

give it a few years-

rails on the wall

to help you get around.

And over here, a panic button.

In case of a sudden fall, brings

the warden running.

What if we fell

somewhere else?


It's just we might not manage

to plan our sudden fall...

in the exact corner where the button is.

Yeah, but-

And would it be possible to have the rail

going through the middle of the room-

Darling. to help us get

across, as well as around.

Um, c-c-could we have a moment, please?

Thank you. Yeah.

Thank you so much.


Thirty years in the civil service,

and this is all we can afford.

W- W-Would it help

if I apologize again?


But try it anyway.

Could Dr.

MacKenzie please make his way to Theater 7.

Dr. MacKenzie to Theater 7.

Young lady, I want a cup of tea.

And I want it now.

The trolley

will be along shortly.

How hard do you have to fall

to get proper attention?

I've been lying here for hours.

Not a single doctor

has come to see me.

Now that's not quite true,

is it, Mrs. Donnelly?

A doctor did try and examine

you, and you sent him away.

What, that one? He can wash all he likes.

That color's not coming out.

I want an English doctor.

Oh, an English doctor.

Why didn't you say so?

I'll get one right away.

Thank you.

Mrs. Donnelly,

this is Dr. Ghujarapartidar.

Notes, please.


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Ol Parker

Oliver "Ol" Parker is an English film writer and director. He is mostly known for writing and directing the 2018 musical Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. more…

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