Great Expectations (1989)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Drama
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 278 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 826 titles
created 17 Dec 2011
 
a list of 69 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2741 titles
created 13 Aug 2012
 
a list of 132 titles
created 01 Oct 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Great Expectations (1989– )

Great Expectations (1989– ) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Great Expectations.

User Polls

Season:

1

Year:

1991
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Miss Havisham (6 episodes, 1991)
...
 Joe Gargery (6 episodes, 1991)
...
 Mr. Jaggers (6 episodes, 1991)
...
 Pip (6 episodes, 1991)
...
 Estella (6 episodes, 1991)
...
 Abel Magwitch (4 episodes, 1991)
...
 Young Pip (2 episodes, 1991)
Edit

Storyline

Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a mysterious inheritance and his acquaintance with the eerie Miss Havisham, her beautiful ward Estella, and the unusual lawyer Jaggers. Written by Kathy Li

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

24 July 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Great Expectations  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stacy Keach was cast as Magwitch but arriving in England he was arrested for drug offences. See more »

Quotes

Pip: Out of my thoughts. You're part of my existence. Part of my self. To the last hour of my life you cannot choose but to remain part of my character. Part of the little good in me. Part of the evil. You're in every line I've ever read. Every prospect I've seen since I've been here. In the river. The sails of the ships. The marshes. The clouds. The wind. The woods. The sea. The streets. In light and darkness, you're there. The embodiment of all that's beautiful and graceful..."
See more »

Connections

Version of Great Expectations (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Fondly recalled
7 June 2003 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Very comprehensive and involving Disney version of classic Dickens' novel, highlighted by two outstanding performances: Hopkins as Magwitch and Simmons as Miss Haversham. The young man playing Pip isn't bad, either. If I had to pick a version to introduce youngsters to this story, this would definitely be it.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD??? killbillfanatic2005
My favourite part... musicman4545
My favourite part... musicman4545
Discuss Great Expectations (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page