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 The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and romance movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (32,668 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (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.
#81 Ranked in Doctor Movies
#134 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#423 Ranked in Romance Movies
Brief Encounter has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (32,668 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.