The Lobster (2015)


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 singles have 45 days to find a partner, or they will be transformed into an animal; David's dog is his brother, for example. David chooses a lobster, due to their life cycle and his love of the sea. 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.

David makes acquaintances with a man with a lisp and a man with a limp, who become his quasi-friends. Limping man explains that he was injured in an attempt to reconnect with his mother, who had been transformed into a wolf. Lisping man is caught masturbating, and the hotel manager burns his fingers in a toaster. Relationships apparently require partners to have a distinguishing trait in common. Limping man is told a woman has arrived with a limp, but he says she limps f...



Rachel Weisz
Short Sighted 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




  Barton Fink rated The Lobster (2015) with 8.5 stars / 01.10.2016

  McBilek added The Lobster (2015) to watchlist / 28.04.2016

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

  Onur commented on The Lobster (2015) / 17.02.2016

  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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