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In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives for ever.

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Storyline

Jean Valjean, known as Prisoner 24601, is released from prison and breaks parole to create a new life for himself while evading the grip of the persistent Inspector Javert. Set in post-revolutionary France, the story reaches resolution against the background of the June Rebellion. Written by Anonymous

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Fight. Dream. Hope. Love. See more »

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les Miz  »

Box Office

Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,281,735 (USA) (28 December 2012)

Gross:

$148,775,460 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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Trivia

Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried have both performed with Hugh Jackman at the Academy Awards, although separately. See more »

Goofs

When Gavroche is shot and killed at the barricade, his eyes are open. When he is carried away from the barricades, his eyes are already shut. But when he is laid in a row with the other dead students for Javert's inspection, his eyes are open again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jean Valjean: Look down, look down, don't look them in the eye.
Chain Gang: Look down, look down, you're here until you die.
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Crazy Credits

The film opens without any opening credits. The title of the film is stated just before the closing credits. See more »

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Version of Os Miseráveis (1958) See more »

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At the end of the day you get nothing but boredom!
2 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Truly awful, poorly paced, film adaptation of a musical. Bad direction, cinematography, sets, costumes. The miniatures of Paris looked horrible. The sets looked cheap. No wonder the entire thing was shot in a series of nauseating close-ups. I like Hugh Jackman but If this is the performance of a lifetime he may need a couple more lifetimes to make up for it. He suffered from frame one to the dismal end and so did the audience. Worse was Russell Crowe who managed to look constipated for the entire film. And newsflash: He can't sing! Anne Hathaway can sing but she can't act. Why did they bother hiring Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen? They did nothing but mug in ugly costumes and wigs. Maybe the director thought it was a remake of Sweeney Todd? Three perfumers stood out: Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Samantha Barks as Eponine and Amanda Seyfried as Cosette. Poor Amanda Seyfried. She is the best part of two of the worst musicals of all time - this one and Mama Mia!


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