Restoration

  • 1995
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Historical, Romance

A ribald, refreshingly jaundiced take on Hollywood's costume genre, wittily helmed by Michael Hoffman (SOAPDISH). Robert Downey Jr. is 17th-century doctor Robert Merivel, a well-intentioned innocent who finds himself swept up in the bustling pageantry and sexual intrigue for which the court of Charles II remains notorious. When King Charles (winningly played...read more

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Restoration - Official Trailer
02:31 — In order to keep one of his mistresses, Celia (Polly Walker), at arm's length, King Charles II (Sam Neill) asks the royal physician, Robert Merivel (R (more…)

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  • Released: 1995
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A ribald, refreshingly jaundiced take on Hollywood's costume genre, wittily helmed by Michael Hoffman (SOAPDISH). Robert Downey Jr. is 17th-century doctor Robert Merivel, a well-intentioned innocent who finds himself swept up in the bustling pageantry and… (more)

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