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The Great Gatsby (2013)

PG-13  |   |  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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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

Baz Luhrmann said in an interview that the Gatsby mansion was actually his old high school in Australia along with some computer graphics. See more »

Goofs

The story is set in 1922, but the music playing over the main party is George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue". Even though it is overlaid rather than diegetic, it's inclusion is inaccurate as it was not written until 1924. 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 »

Connections

Remake of The Great Gatsby (1926) See more »

Soundtracks

Bang Bang
Written by Will.i.am (as William Adams), Sonny Bono, James P. Johnson, and Cecil Mack
Performed by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
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how could they call this a movie
13 June 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

i have seen a lot of average movies, a lot of poor movies and a lot of terrible movies in over fifty years of viewing. Never have i seen a movie that has failed in all areas.

Indeed, the only thing that was successful was that the failures were total failures except for one. Leonardo did his best but even he could not save this total flop of a movie.

The lack of direction, the number of bloopers, the poor acting & casting, the weak script, ridiculous music and comic like cinematography all blended to aid in the demise of this venture.

A worthwhile project, poorly executed and badly edited.

Save your money, do not go and see this movie, you will regret every cent you spend on it. Your money would be better spent paying someone to hit you, repeatedly, over the head with a dead fish.

Shame on you baz, for deceiving the movie going public so badly and for having such a great actor humiliate himself in your ridiculous excuse for movie.


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