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The Great Gatsby (2013)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  10 May 2013 (USA)
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A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

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An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await. Written by Anonymous

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...there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language | See all certifications »

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10 May 2013 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$50,085,184 (USA) (10 May 2013)

Gross:

$144,812,796 (USA) (16 August 2013)
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Trivia

Amitabh Bachchan's first appearance in an all English-speaking film. See more »

Goofs

The story is set in 1922, but Gatsby's yellow car is a 1929 Duesenberg Model J, Tom Buchanan's blue coupe is a 1933 Auburn 12-165 and almost all of the cars featured in the movie are incompatible for the time period. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick Carraway: In my younger and more vulnerable years, my father gave me some advice. "Always try to see the best in people," he would say. As a consequence, I'm inclined to reserve all judgements. But even I have a limit.
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Crazy Credits

Jay Gatsby's flower symbol is shown throughout the credits with different letters in place of the 'JG'. The 3rd to last flower, preceding the music section, has 'JZ' in it (an homage to the film's soundtrack producer Jay-Z. The last flower has the movie's traditional 'JG' in it. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.152 (2013) See more »

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Young and Beautiful
Written by Lana Del Rey (as Elizabeth Grant) and Rick Howels
Performed by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
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Even with Dicaprio, this movie left me in a state of distaste
12 August 2013 | by (Vietnam) – See all my reviews

I had high expectations of this movie, with Leonardo Dicaprio playing Gatsby and the overall cast quite fitting for their roles.

After the first 5 minutes, however, i was left completely disappointed. Partying scenes were glamorous, yes, but the overall effect looked unauthentic. All right, I could put up with that, "for Dicaprio"-I told myself, but as soon as the music played, i knew that this was going to be one of the movies which i would fast-forward in 15 minutes or so.

HIp Hop, in a movie set in 1922, Beyonce, in a movie set in 1922.

Music blaring into my ears and preventing me from concentrating on the movie.

It was so bad, I had to register an account on IMDb, clicked on the review link for about 20 times because it kept asking me to confirm my email and finally writing down these words.

Really, it's best you don't watch it at all.


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