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The Crucible (1996)

 -  Drama | History  -  27 November 1996 (USA)
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A Salem woman accuses her ex-lover's wife of witchcraft.

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The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation. Written by <dfmarean@Cove.com>

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Arthur Miller's timeless tale of truth on trial.

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Rated PG-13 for intense depiction of the Salem witch trials | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

ITL 436,864,000 (Italy) (14 February 1997)

Gross:

£2,282,422 (UK) (4 April 1997)
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Trivia

Sarah Michelle Gellar auditioned for the part of "Mary Warren". See more »

Goofs

When Elizabeth Proctor is being brought to the court, the left rear wheel of the cart is not spinning. See more »

Quotes

John Proctor: I say- I say- God is dead!
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It is a Masterpiece
14 May 2004 | by (Canary Islands, Spain) – See all my reviews

It's good to see a movie with Arthur Miller like script maker (Based on his novel) and screenplayer of this excellent movie.

For me this is a PERFECT creation, that it is incredibly performed by Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis. An absolute MASTERPIECE based on the Miller's experiences with Senator Joseph MCcarthy and his "hunt". TOTALLY recommendable. For me...... A Masterpiece.


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