The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel [movie]
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a 2015 comedy-drama film directed by John Madden. It is the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and features an ensemble cast featuring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tamsin Greig, Tena Desae, Dev Patel, Lillete Dubey, David Strathairn and Richard Gere.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has received mixed to positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 64% approval rating, based on 125 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10. The site’s consensus reads, “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is about as original as its title — but with a cast this talented and effortlessly charming, that hardly matters.” On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score of 52 out of 100, based on 35 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.
The movie is set to be released across the middle east on March 19th 2015.