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Oliver Twist (1997)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Family | TV Movie 16 November 1997
Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Hugh (as Jeffrey O'Toole)
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Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with after escaping from a sweat shop and going to London to find his relatives. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Les aventures d'Oliver Twist  »

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Quotes

Oliver: If you're good, good things will happen to you.
The Artful Dodger: [sarcastic] Where'd you learn that, the workhouse?
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Version of Le théâtre de la jeunesse: Oliver Twist (1962) See more »

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A Wonderful movie with Superb Actors
16 March 2002 | by (PA, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a movie for the young-not showing too much of a classic that might scare them, helping them see that good will reign in this earth, and a really hot guy name Elijah Wood!!! Okay, I know, this movie might not even be all that good but I can't make a sound judgement because Elijah did so beautifully in this movie. It was-in my opinion-his best role. It shows the extent of his acting, and his heart that he pours into it.


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