The Lobster (2015)

7.12 / Rated by 4 people

118 min.
Plot  David discovers that his wife has left him for another man, and is escorted to a hotel. The hotel manager reveals that single people have 45 days to find a partner, or they will be transformed into an animal; the dog accompanying him is his brother. David chooses to become a lobster, due to their life cycle and his love of the sea. David makes acquaintances with Robert, a man with a lisp, and John, a man with a limp, who become his quasi-friends. John explains that he was injured in an attempt to reconnect with his mother, who had been transformed into a wolf.

The hotel has many rules and rituals: masturbation is banned, but sexual stimulation by the hotel maid is mandatory, and guests attend dances and watch propaganda extolling advantages of partnership.

Robert is caught masturbating, and the hotel manager burns his fingers in a toaster. Relationships require partners to have a distinguishing trait in common. John is told a woman has arrived with a limp, but he says sh...



Rachel Weisz
Shortsighted Woman
Jessica Barden
Nosebleed Woman
Olivia Colman
Hotel Manager
Ashley Jensen
Biscuit Woman
Ariane Labed
The Maid
Angeliki Papoulia
Heartless Woman
John C. Reilly
Lisping Man
Léa Seydoux
Loner Leader
Michael Smiley
Loner Swimmer
Ben Whishaw
Limping Man
Ewen MacIntosh
Hotel Guard


All Titles

The Lobster
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States




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rifai rated The Lobster (2015) with 6.0 stars / 23.02.2016

Onur reviewed The Lobster (2015) / 17.02.2016

Great film. The Director of the film must be a fan of Kubrick.

Onur rated The Lobster (2015) with 8.0 stars / 16.02.2016

TonyMontana rated The Lobster (2015) with 6.0 stars / 04.01.2016

  Onur - Great film. The Director of the film must be a fan of Kubrick.

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