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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 »

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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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El gran Gatsby  »

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$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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Jack Thompson and Joel Edgerton both appeared in 'Star Wars Episode II - Attack Of The Clones', playing Cleeg And Owen Lars (father and son) respectively. See more »

Goofs

When the Doctor is talking to Nick Carraway about writing, the Doctor shows him a notebook with a pen. The pen changes position between shots. 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 Northern Lights (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Is The Drug
Written by Bryan Ferry and Andy Mackay (as Andrew Mackay)
Published by BMG Chrysalis/Mushroom Music and Universal Music Publishing MGB Australia Produced by Bryan Ferry, Rhett Davies, Colin Good and Simon Willey
Performed by Bryan Ferry with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
Bryan Ferry and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra appear courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited
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The Great Shatzby
15 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Genuinely awful movie. Watching Toby Macguire act is like watching a mannequin that's realized its sentient but still chooses to do nothing about it. The cinematography feels like the work of an overzealous child. HEY LOOKS LETS GO ACROSS THE RIVER... WHOOOSH... HEY LETS GO BACK ACROSS THE RIVER... WHOOOSH... LETS GO INTO TOWN... WHOOOSH... LETS GO BACK HOME... ZOOOOM. I lost IQ points for sitting through that. I'm secretly hoping that the unobtainable green light on the dock represents the green light for all other future movies this director wants to direct.

The films only saving grace is that it ends.


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