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Of Mice and Men (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  2 October 1992 (USA)
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Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

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Based on John Steinbeck's 1937 classic tale of two travelling companions, George and Lennie, who wander the country during the Depression, dreaming of a better life for themselves. Then, just as heaven is within their grasp, it is inevitably yanked away. The film follows Steinbeck's novel closely, exploring questions of strength, weakness, usefulness, reality and utopia, bringing Steinbeck's California vividly to life. Written by Amy Thomasson

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We have a dream. Someday, we'll have a little house and a couple of acres. A place to call home.

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Rated PG-13 for some scenes of violence | See all certifications »

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Ratos e Homens  »

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$5,101,632 (USA)
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Roger Ebert gave great compliments to whole movie itself by giving it a 3.5 star rating out of a possible four. Ebert's description on what he viewed was pure and lean as the original novel John Steinbeck wrote, formed in his wisdom. Ebert included that the film had a quiet triumph all along. See more »

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When Lennie is first drinking from the stream his hands and the tip of his hat are in the water; a moment later it shows him from a different angle and his hands and hat tip are out of the water while he drinks. See more »

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[George sits on a train on a dark night looking depressed, scene cuts to girl with red dress running through field whimpering as George and Lennie escape from her]
George: [to Lennie] Come on.
[woman continues running in fright as George and Lennie continue running away from her as sergeants on horses with dogs track George and Lennie]
Lennie: George, they're gone. They're gone.
George: [angrily] Come on! Keep moving!
[both keep running as sergeants continue following them]
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Should be shown in EVERY h.s. lit class
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If ever a movie lived up to a standard of literature for the contemporary American art form, this is it. When you watch this you'll be stunned at how easy it should be to adapt a novel .. but it's seldom done right. You'll NEVER find a truer adaptation than this.. in fact you'll swear it's not "adapted" at all.

Everyone else in this group has already given the accolades. I second them.


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