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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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Lucy Morgan: What was that George?
George Amberson Minafer: Nothing of the slightest importance. Good afternoon!
[storms off]
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Referenced in Downton Abbey: Christmas Special 2011 (2011) See more »

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Magnificent, Indeed!
13 February 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Everyone has their own opinions, tastes, etc., that is why we have this place to speak out - thanks IMDB! I loved the movie. It wasn't perfect, but what is in our era? It was different, pushing the edge with that I wonder about Georgie's love for his mommie stuff, and all the actresses, and actors were great. The costumes, the scenery, and oh that lovely dancing scene in the snow, just beautiful. This movie was oddly refreshing. I haven't read the story or seen the first version, and I don't think I want to, but this movie is right up my alley. I truly enjoyed it.


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