Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.Brief Encounter featuring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (34,841 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#109 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#217 Ranked in Psychology Movies
#332 Ranked in Romance Movies
Brief Encounter has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (34,841 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.