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The Great Gatsby (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  10 May 2013 (USA)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.



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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 »


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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Release Date:

10 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El gran Gatsby  »

Box Office


$105,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Original release date was December 2012, which was then moved back to July 2013, and then finally rescheduled for May 2013. See more »


When Gatsby and Tom take the train to the Valley of Ashes, a steam locomotive is shown, but the Long Island Railroad's Port Washington line which runs from the Island's north shore through Flushing (the actual location of the ash dumps) was electrified in 1918. See more »


[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 »


Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend (2013) See more »


100$ Bill
Written by Jay Z (as Shawn JAY Z Carter) and Evan Mast
© WB Music Corp., Carter Boys Music and El Pico Publishing (BMI) By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd Produced by E. Vax
Performed by Jay Z (as JAY Z)
Licensed courtesy of S. Carter Enterprises
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The book was so GREAT........This movie was so terrible
22 June 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is really awful. There is so much wrong with this rubbish...one could write a book about it. Mixing modern music with 1920s music? Hey Baz Luhrmann (director)----cant you live without CGI and additional nonsense??? The 1974 version was not great...........but it was in so many ways much better than this drivel. Robert Redford was a real Gatsby ...his use of the upper class language was 100% better than DiCaprios .....who never got the Gatsby character (he was terrible). Bruce Dern, Sam Waterston, Karen Black, Scott Wilson.....the 1974 supporting cast...... were far superior to this 2013 rabble. The director Baz Luhrmannm came to Australia recently to promote this insult to Scott Fitzgerald on the television media and said he was retiring soon. He needs to. O.K.....Old Sport ?....Fitzgerald would have hated this. He would have also disliked the 4 previous movie attempts at this work. Leave Gatsby alone movie makers----or call in the A team of directors. (and actors)

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