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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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...that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. 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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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

The 18th biggest grossing film of 2013. See more »

Goofs

While Gatsby and Nick drive to lunch, Gatsby's is telling a story. In further shots, however, his mouth is not moving. 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

Referenced in Northern Lights (2016) See more »

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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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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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