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The Lobster(Movie, 2015)

The LobsterRating: 3.5/5 (with 2,022 votes)
The Lobster is a 2015 absurdist dystopian black comedy film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Yorgos Lanthimos, co-produced by Ceci Dempsy, Ed Guiney, and Lee Magiday, and co-written by Efthimis Filippou. In the film, single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or otherwise be turned into animals. It stars Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz as singletons who attempt to form a relationship. The film is a co-production by Ireland, the United Kingdom, Greece, France, and the Netherlands. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and won the Jury Prize. It was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 89th Academy Awards and for Outstanding British Film at the 69th British Academy Film Awards. ()
Movie poster of The Lobster

Where to watch The Lobster (cinema/streaming/download)?

"The Lobster" is currently available on 3 providers. The Lobster can be streamed free of charge on Netflix (as part of a subscription), can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) and The Lobster can also be purchased at Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as download from the website or as Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English (Original)
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 59min
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Updated: 10/25/2020
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 59min
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Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 59min
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Also available at Amazon.com on: DVD Blu-ray

Awards & Nominations for The Lobster

European Film Award for Best Screenwriter European Film Award for Best Costume Designer Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Director European Film Award for Best Film European Film Award for Best Screenwriter European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

About The Lobster

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.


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Trailer for The Lobster + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer(Trailer, 1:35)

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Trailer (Trailer) | The Lobster German Trailer (Trailer, DE)

Additional Information

Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Greek (EL), English (EN), French (FR)
Translated into 29 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/13/2016 (World premiere: 10/15/2015)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Lobster - Eine unkonventionelle Liebesgeschichte"
"The Lobster - Hummer sind auch nur Menschen"
"더 랍스터"
Budget: 4,000,000 USD
Revenue: 15,656,193 USD (= 391%)

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