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Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Emma Stone, "Poor Things" is a visually stunning, genre-defying exploration of identity, awakening, and the complexities of the human experience. Emma Stone delivers an all-time great performance as Bella Baxter, a woman resurrected with the brain of an infant by the eccentric scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter.

What to Know about "Poor Things"

Relesed on December 8, 2023, "Poor Things" is a genre-bending film Emma Stone in a reimagined Frankenstein narrative. Set in a steampunk Victorian London, it tells the story of Bella Baxter, a woman brought back to life with the brain of an infant. Bella's journey of self-discovery and liberation explores themes of identity, feminism, and human relationships through a darkly humorous lens. Adapted from Alasdair Gray's award-winning novel, the film reunites Lanthimos with Emma Stone, promising a mix of gothic romance and science fiction.

"Poor Things" Cast

  • The film features a stellar cast, including Emma Stone as Bella Baxter, Willem Dafoe as the eccentric scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter, Mark Ruffalo as the lawyer Duncan Wedderburn, and an ensemble featuring Margaret Qualley, Ramy Youssef, and Christopher Abbott. The cast's dynamic performances contribute to the film's intricate exploration of its themes.

How to Watch "Poor Things" Online

"Poor Things" is stream on Hulu since March 7, 2024.

What People are Saying about "Poor Things"

"Poor Things" has been met with critical acclaim, highlighted by its inventive storytelling, stunning visuals, and Emma Stone's exceptional lead performance. Its Best Picture Oscar nomination marks a significant achievement for the horror genre, emphasizing the film's impact on audiences and critics alike. The film's creative take on familiar themes offers a fresh perspective on the classic Frankenstein story, making it a standout addition to Yorgos Lanthimos' distinctive filmography.

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More Information on Poor Things

An account of the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Poor Things featuring Emma Stone and Mark Ruffalo is streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for rent or purchase on Apple TV, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 1 other. It's a drama and horror movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (264,147 votes).




18+ (R)







Yorgos Lanthimos

Bella Baxter

Emma Stone

Duncan Wedderburn

Mark Ruffalo

Godwin Baxter

Willem Dafoe

Max McCandles

Ramy Youssef

Alfie Blessington

Christopher Abbott


Suzy Bemba

Harry Astley

Jerrod Carmichael

Martha Von Kurtzroc

Hanna Schygulla

Hapless Student

Attila Dobai

Woman with Kid in London Street

Emma Hindle

Kid in London Street

Anders Olof Grundberg

Lisbon Doorman

Jucimar Barbosa

Fado Singing Woman



Andrew Lowe


Ed Guiney

Executive Producer

Daniel Battsek

Executive Producer

Ollie Madden

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