Watch: Official Trailer for John Madden's 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

September 15, 2011

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

If The Bucket List didn't deliver enough sappy, geriatric drama for your liking, then maybe Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and Tom Wilkinson can come through in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel from Shakespeare in Love director John Madden. The story follows an entrepreneurial Indian executive who decides to start up a first-rate home for elderly British retirees full of the aforementioned veteran actors. While the film looks like it has charm, the trailer does come off rather cheesy, and it's not exactly thrilling to see Dev Patel in such a caricature type of a role. Anyway, see the trailer below!

Here's the first trailer for John Madden's The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel:

You can also download The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel trailer in High Defintion on Apple

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel tells the story a group of British retirees who decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self. Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared experiences. John Madden directs the film from a script Ol Parker based on Pride & Prejudice screenwriter Deborah Moggach's book These Foolish Things. The film hits theaters on March 9th, 2012. Looking good?

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Reader Feedback - 7 Comments


i  think  this has a wonderful charm  too it - plus the cast is exceptional.......a definite watch.

Anonymous on Sep 15, 2011



Crapola on Sep 16, 2011



JT on Sep 16, 2011


whats not to like! sure it is the typical western perception of india... the same slumdog millionaire glorified poor-but-rich-with-life view of india but i still dig the trailer... i only hope they make it more about the characters than about India ( I am an Indian) 

Viral Vora on Sep 16, 2011


If she dies, she dies

andrew on Sep 16, 2011


Could have used some more explosions.

Gatesoffire1178 on Sep 18, 2011


couples retreat meets cocoon

Adam on Sep 20, 2011

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