Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment. Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time. He goes back to the 19th Century and takes pictures of the place. Leopold -- a man living in the 1870s -- is puzzled by Stuart's tiny camera, follows him back through the gap, and they both ended up in the present day. Leopold is clueless about his new surroundings. He gets help and insight from Charlie who thinks that Leopold is an actor who is always in character. Leopold is a highly intelligent man and tries his best to learn and even improve the modern conveniences that he encounters.Written by
Rosemea D.S. MacPherson
There is 2 different versions of Kate & Leopold available on the DVD menu. One is the theatrical version which runs for 113 minutes where the other one is a directors cut which is 7 minutes longer than the original version. The only differences between the two is Kate can be seen in 1876 at the very beginning as well as a surprise cameo by James Mangold at a movie conference. There is also the implication that Kate is a distant relation to Stuart. See more »
When Stuart falls down the elevator shaft, he is sloppily dressed in a casual modern dress shirt, as it is the morning in the present, however, when he is brought out to the ambulance he is dressed in the outfit that he used to go back to 1876. See more »
Time. Time, it has been proposed, is the fourth dimension. And yet, for mortal man, time has no dimension at all. We are like horses with blinders, seeing only what lies before us. Forever guessing the future and fabricating the past.
Quite right, Your Grace.
How, you ask, can we break these shackles, and live not in the moment, but in the glorious expanse of time continued? Listen, and I shall tell you. The secret lies in the enduring power of our achievements, ...
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In 1852, Elisha Graves Otis invented the safety brake for a lifting platform. One year later in 1853, he founded the Otis Elevator Company in Yonkers, New York. The Otis Elevator Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation. See more »
The DVD contains both the theatrical cut and the director's cut. The director's cut is four minutes longer. Also included are seven deleted scenes. See more »
Kate and Leopold is a diverse little romantic movie about a Duke (Hugh Jackman) from the 19th century, and modern day wanderers, including a love-depressed Kate, (Meg Ryan), her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, (Liev Shrieber), and her brother, Charlie, (Breken Meyer). Jackman and Ryan are two star-crossed people searching for love, and all's they get is a little push from the people around them, and a little thing called a time portal. This movie is refreshing, with a new type of concept, and all of the writing and acting was wonderfully done! 8.5 out of 10.
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