A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.
Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, we follow the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March - detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood. Despite ... See full summary »
Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother, a very outspoken women for her time. The story tells of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.
In the opening scene of Sally Moffet's coming-out party, the camera pans down through several floors showcasing stunning woodwork and a beautiful oak staircase. Only part of the substantial woodwork found throughout Craigdarroch Castle, the 25, 0000 sq.ft. home of the Dunsmuir family was built in the late 1880's-1890's. Containing 39 rooms over four floors, it is estimated to have cost $500,000 at the time (over $12.5 million today). The woodwork alone cost around $40,000. Craigdarroch Castle is located in Victoria, BC, Canada. http.//www.thecastle.ca See more »
When Amy has returned home after falling into the pond, Meg is seen hanging up her wet clothes. Meg remarks that she cannot believe Jo walked all the way home in only bloomers. Although Amy is the one who fell in, and this may seem an error on Meg's part, Meg means that Jo walked home in bloomers because she gave Amy her clothes in order to keep her warm. See more »
Please don't tell Jo how I've behaved.
As long as you won't tell anyone how I've behaved.
I was just playing a part. To see what it felt like to be Belle Gardiner with four proposals and 20 pairs of gloves.
You're worth ten of those girls.
Did you see the way that March girl has gone after the Laurence heir?
Best thing that could happen to the Marches.
This ridiculous dress, I've been tripping over it all night.
Tie something around your neck where it can do you some good.
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I've seen the original, starring Katherine Hepburn as Jo which was directed by George Cukor in (what seems to be) 1901. That's an excellent version of this story, a real classic.
Maybe the story just needed a 'new coat of paint' to spruce it up a bit because it sure does seem new and worth telling again.
Winona Ryder has to carry the movie, more or less, and gives a confident performance as the independent Jo. Susan Sarandon is not around that much but makes a good Marmee. Christian Bale is great, as always, and Trini Alvarado and Eric Stoltz round out the cast.
You don't see Claire Danes that much, but then it becomes about her quite a bit as the story moves on. A gift she receives for Christmas from a kindly neighbor could give your tearducts a workout, at the very least.
Beautiful movie. Could even be longer, and how many times can you say that about anything?
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