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The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 January 2002 (USA)
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The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left ... See full summary »

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The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As George struggles to sabotage his mother's new romance, he must deal with his own romantic feelings for Morgan's daughter and the consequences of his meddling as his once great family falls into ruin due to his machinations... Written by Jesse Baker

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Was originally to be directed by veteran director Herbert Ross, but heart problems led to his exiting the film in early 2001. He never directed again and late in 2001 he died of congestive heart failure. See more »

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During George and Lucy's sleigh ride in town, George's lips frequently do not match what he's saying. See more »

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George Amberson Minafer: [sobbing] You could have stopped it!
Fanny Minafer: No Georgie, no one could have stopped you; you were too strong.
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Version of Pampered Youth (1925) See more »

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Truly monstrous!
14 March 2002 | by (London UK) – See all my reviews

Poor OW, spinning like crazy in his grave. This "remake" is quite terrible, misguided, inept, badly acted, directed and shot, and is NOT the original Welles/Mercury script. Where, for instance, are Welles' elegaic prologue and voice-overs? And Stanley Cortez impreccable visualization? Presumptuous, insulting rubbish. Away with it!


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