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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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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)  »

Also Known As:

El gran Gatsby  »

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

Leonardo DiCaprio wanted to play Jay Gatsby because he was drawn to "the idea of a man who came from absolutely nothing, who created himself solely from his own imagination. Gatsby's one of those iconic characters because he can be interpreted in so many ways: a hopeless romantic, a completely obsessed wacko or a dangerous gangster, clinging to wealth." See more »

Goofs

After Nick makes tea, he first hands a cup to Gatsby. In the next shot, a cup of tea appears in Daisy's hand. 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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References Robin Hood (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Empire State Of Mind (Pt II) Broken Down
Written by Jay Z (as Shawn JAY Z Carter), Alexander Shuckburgh, Sylvia Robinson, Bert Keyes, Alicia Keys (as Alicia Augello-Cook', Angela Hunte and Jane't Sewell
Published by © 2009 WB Music Corp., Carter Boys Music, Gambi Music Inc., Global Talent Publishing. Lellow Productions / J Sewell Publishing / Masani Elshabazz Music.
By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd, EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Limited. and Fable Music Pty Ltd
Performed by Alicia Keys
Licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Australia Pty Ltd
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Artistic failure
10 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rap music in a 1920s film? Really?

FAIL!!

Was the music of the era not good enough for the film makers that they had to drown the film in generic modern crap music?

Why do directors think that everything needs to be current to be successful?

Why do we need super fast editing as if we all have ADHD?

Why do we need shaky cameras in every other scene?

Yes, the movie has nice art direction, sets and costumes, but everything was lost the minute modern music started playing. Takes any immersion of the period right out of you.

I stopped watching this travesty after the first 30 minutes.

Simply horrible.


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