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Little Women (1994)

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The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.



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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robin Collins ...
Corrie Clark ...


With their father away fighting in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, men friends start to become a part of the household. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The story that has Lived in our hearts For generations, Now comes to the screen For the holidays See more »


Drama | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for two uses of mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mujercitas  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)


$50,003,300 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Opera that Prof. Bhaer takes Jo to is "The Pearl Fishers" by Georges Bizet. See more »


The carol 'Ding Dong Merrily On High' was first published in 1924 with lyrics by George Ratcliffe Woodward. See more »


Jo March: [uncovers John's eyes] Surprise!
Marmee: John. You have a daughter.
Hannah: And a son.
[Marmee and Hannah hands the twins to John]
Meg: Oh, Marmee, I can't believe you did this four times.
John Brooke: Yes, but never two at once, my darling.
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Version of Little Women (1933) See more »


For the Beauty of the Earth
Lyrics by Folliott S. Pierpont
Music by Conrad Kocher
Vocals: Trini Alvarado, Kirsten Dunst, and Claire Danes
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I have always loved "Little Women" this is a wonderful rendition.
5 September 2002 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

The actors did a wonderful job. The wardrobe, scenery, furniture --- everything seemed authentic. I smiled, laughed and cried!!!!!! I really enjoyed watching this movie. Susan Sarandon was just perfect (as usual)

I usually don't like remakes of any movie, but this one was wonderful!!!

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