The Scarlet Letter (1995) Poster


Listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in "The Official Razzie® Movie Guide".
Demi Moore reportedly said she was fine with changing the ending, because not many people have read the book.
Demi Moore's real life daughters, Scout LaRue Willis and Tallulah Belle Willis, play infant Pearl and little Pearl.
Meg Ryan lobbied hard for the part of Hester Prynne.
Richard Gere, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Anthony Hopkins were all considered for the male lead.
After bad reviews and a disastrous box office performance in the States, it was released in UK cinemas without being screened for critics, a first for a major UK release.
Three original scores were written for this film. The ones by Ennio Morricone and Elmer Bernstein were rejected. The one used was by John Barry.
Sharon Stone was considered for the role of Hester Prynne.

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