Search - Great Expectations (1998) on DVD


Great Expectations (1998)
Great Expectations
1998
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Educational
R     2006     1hr 51min

The moment young Finn sets eyes on Estella, she becomes his inspiration and his obsession. Despite being warned, "she'll only break your heart," he vowed to win her love. Years later, thanks to a mysterious benefactor, a...  more »

     
8

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actors: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Creators: Emmanuel Lubezki, Steven Weisberg, Art Linson, Deborah Lee, John Linson, Charles Dickens, Mitch Glazer
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Educational
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Love & Romance, Educational
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 01/02/2006
Original Release Date: 01/30/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 01/30/1998
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 51min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French

Similar Movies

Possession
Director: Neil LaBute
   PG-13   2003   1hr 42min
Great Expectations
1946
Director: David Lean
   NR   1hr 58min
Shakespeare in Love
Ws
   R   1999   2hr 3min
   
Before Sunrise
Director: Richard Linklater
   R   1999   1hr 45min
   

Similarly Requested DVDs

Up in the Air
Director: Jason Reitman
   R   2010   1hr 49min
   
Changeling
Director: Clint Eastwood
   R   2009   2hr 21min
   
Just Friends
Director: Roger Kumble
   PG-13   2006   1hr 36min
   
Love Actually
Full Screen Edition
Director: Richard Curtis
   R   2004   2hr 15min
   
I Could Never Be Your Woman
Director: Amy Heckerling
   PG-13   2008   1hr 37min
   
Guarding Tess
Director: Hugh Wilson
   PG-13   1998   1hr 36min
   
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Widescreen & Full Screen Edition
Director: Bharat Nalluri
   PG-13   2008   1hr 32min
   
Australia
Director: Baz Luhrmann
   PG-13   2009   2hr 45min
   
The Dead Girl
Director: Karen Moncrieff
   R   2007   1hr 23min
   
Benny and Joon
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
   PG   2001   1hr 38min
   
 

Member Movie Reviews

Timothy B. (bat115) from BAKERSFIELD, CA
Reviewed on 10/11/2013...
Very underrated film from director Alfonso Cuaron. A Modern Take (for the late 90s!) on the classic novel. This is Gwyneth Paltrow's best acting performance, in my opinion! Her and Ethan Hawke had "Great" chemistry. They should do more work together.

Movie Reviews

Modern-day version of Dickens' masterpiece
V. R. Hutter | Durham, NC | 06/09/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Forget everything you know about the usual portrayal of the Dickens' masterpiece and enjoy this movie as a wonderful story in a modern setting. The plot translates perfectly to today's world. The casting is magnificent, directing very good and acting is wonderful. Gwyneth Paltrow is stunning, Ethan Hawke is very believable, Anne Bancroft absolutely became the mentally deranged aunt who teaches her niece from an early age to hate men and break their hearts. At first I was afraid I wouldn't like a modern version of the masterpiece, but it captures your attention immediately and is definitely a keeper. I recommend it."