189 mins
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Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie star in this comedic look at dirty Hollywood from Oscar-winning filmmaker Damien Chazelle (First Man, La... More

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Babylon | Ratings & Reviews

It’s a gorgeously-shot melodrama about fame and cinema and somehow also an overly-long, cloyingly sentimental, gross-out comedy that would put the Farrelly brothers to shame. Undeniably entertaining and captivating, flaws and all.

"The filmmaker throws everything he's got on the screen. Luckily, it all works. Bravo."

Film ThreatFilm Threat

"An energetic, slightly shallow, engaging look at early Hollywood..."

Slash FilmSlash Film

"Robbie’s feral performance feels extracted from some higher plane of existence."


"Babylon is a film that’s thinking big, aiming big, acting big: but feeling medium..."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"I loved nearly every one of its unbelievable 188 minutes."

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail

"A messy, dazzling epic..."


"A boisterous, coke-snorting mess, with moments of greatness."

USA TodayUSA Today

"One of the year's best movies, thanks in part to a star-making performance by Diego Calva..."

A.V. ClubA.V. Club

"A hot mess..."


"Truly absurd and engrossing..."


"It's a bloated, brass-band-swingin' mess."


"Bravura and baffling in equal measure. Strap in."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"It begins to feel, as Babylon stretches out across three hours and eight minutes, that Chazelle has no clear idea where all of this is going."

Vanity FairVanity Fair

"Baby, it's way too much."

Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly

"Sometimes it’s dazzling, sometimes it’s derivative."

New York PostNew York Post

"Another blast of ingenious Hollywood navel-gazing from (Chazelle)."

The TimesThe Times


The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"The style might cause whiplash, but it’s worth it for the thrilling momentum Chazelle brings..."

Total FilmTotal Film

"Altogether too much."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"(A) sham piece of puffery..."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"(A) brilliant fever dream..."

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle

"Babylon is a manic sprawl that only pretends to celebrate cinema."

Time MagazineTime Magazine

"Fans of this film seem to be adoring this finale, but it struck me as the falsest material in Chazelle's career."

Babylon | Details

Award winner
Best Production Design, BAFTAs 2023; Best Original Score, Golden Globes 2023
18, Strong sex, nudity, drug misuse
Comedy, Drama
Country of origin