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LGBTQ Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19871h 51mOn: Free Services Tags: Based on Books Country: United Kingdom

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, to study at RADA, and enjoys an openly gay relationship with Halliwell in their famous Islington flat in the 1960s. However, when Orton achieves spectacular success with such plays as 'What the Butler Saw' and 'Loot', Halliwell begins to feel alienated and the pair's future looks increasingly uncertain.Prick Up Your Ears featuring Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina is free on PlutoTV. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,934 votes).

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#14,724 Ranked Movie

#341 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#1208 Ranked in Based on Books Movies

#2172 Ranked in Adaptation Movies

Prick Up Your Ears has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,934 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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