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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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Storyline

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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I've just heard the most amazing thing... and here I am tantalizing you. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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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)  »

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

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

Goofs

When Gatsby meets Daisy at Nick's cottage, it is 4 pm. Later, they look across the water at Daisy's house in East Egg, with the sun just over it - which would only happen in the morning. 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 Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.81 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Gon Stop Me
Written by Jay Z (as Shawn JAY Z Carter), Kanye West, Michael Dean, Shama Joseph, Maurice Perrimond and 'Joshua Kierkegaard Grant Steele'
Published by © 2011 WB Music Corp., Carter Boys Music, Sony ATV Music Publishing and Please Gimme My Publishing Inc / Papa George Music, Sak Pase Music Publishing (BMI)/Sham and Verse Publishing (BMI) / BuVision Publishing (BMI) By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd, EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Limited, and Universal Music Publishing Group Pty Limited
Produced by Shama "Sak Pase" Joseph
Performed by Jay Z (as JAY Z) and Kanye West
Jay Z (as JAY Z) appears courtesy of Roc Nation
Under license from Roc Nation / RocAFella / Island Def Jam (US)
Licensed courtesy of Universal Music Australia Pty Limited
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It's Baztastic!
24 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You'll always make a profit appealing to the basest needs of today's common viewer.

First review I've ever written, and been compelled to write. Let's watch a few moments of this movie together now, through my eyes.

"I am Baz Lurhmann and I can do this, and this and this. This is me, Baz Lurhmann, every instant of this movie reminding you who I am. I am the director, Baz Lurhmann, and I can do anything I want with my creation and you will love it because you are impressionable. Baz Lurhmann is my name and I've added this foolish flourish to this scene and this cartoonish effect to this section and this unnecessary distraction over here. Watch and listen to something completely out of context, there. Why? Because my whim is all that matters, after all, I am Baz Lurhmann. Watch me vomit on your lap to your delight, here..."

OK enough. I could only stand about 15 minutes of this steaming turd before I was ready to throw a shoe at the screen. I walked out in a rage. Not being as familiar as others it took me a while to recall where and when I'd felt the same flavor of revulsion and had then also walked out of a movie. And then I remembered; Australia, another offensive, egotistic, gigantic steaming turd.

So much of the movie going masses are so easily impressed by empty glitz.


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