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Great Expectations (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 8 November 2013 (USA)
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

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(screenplay), (novel)
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Tim Freeman ...
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Sheila Simpson ...
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Helena Barlow ...
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Cousin Raymond
Roberta Burton ...
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

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Prepare for a life of great expectations. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some violence including disturbing images | See all certifications »

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8 November 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Grandes Esperanças  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

HUF 579,131 (Hungary) (17 February 2013)

Gross:

$258,656 (USA) (24 November 2013)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Rooney Mara turned down the role of Estella. See more »

Goofs

At the very beginning when Pip is running towards the camera he steps into a muddy hole where there seems to be large wide modern tyre marks. See more »

Quotes

Jaggers: To be guilty, and to be found guilty, are different things.
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Connections

Version of Great Expectations (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Old Clem
Composed by Adam Langston
Lyrics by Charles Dickens
Performed by Jason Flemyng
[Joe sings while working in the forge]
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beautiful in profound sense
13 September 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it has a special beauty. far to be perfect, far to be convincing at whole, it has the science to use the kitsch and the light, the dialog and the details in wise manner. and that performance is its high virtue. old stereotypes - Helena Bonham Carter using Tim Burton recipes, remarkable parts - Jeremy Irvine as one of the most good Pip and the nuances of Magwitch by Joseph Fiennes, the crumbs of sentimentalism and the air of novel does it more than a correct adaptation. a beautiful film in profound sense. for the romanticism, for the links between characters, for the inspired way to tell the story. sure, nothing spectacular. sure, almost nothing new. but useful for remember the spirit of a great novel.


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