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Sabrina (1995)

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An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.

Director:

Sydney Pollack

Writers:

Samuel A. Taylor (play) (as Samuel Taylor), Billy Wilder (earlier screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison Ford ... Linus Larrabee
Julia Ormond ... Sabrina Fairchild
Greg Kinnear ... David Larrabee
Nancy Marchand ... Maude Larrabee
John Wood ... Fairchild
Richard Crenna ... Patrick Tyson
Angie Dickinson ... Ingrid Tyson
Lauren Holly ... Elizabeth Tyson
Dana Ivey ... Mack
Miriam Colon ... Rosa
Elizabeth Franz ... Joanna
Fanny Ardant ... Irene
Valérie Lemercier ... Martine
Patrick Bruel ... Louis
Becky Ann Baker ... Linda
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Storyline

While she was growing up, Sabrina Fairchild spent more time perched in a tree watching the Larrabee family than she ever did on solid ground. As the chauffeur's daughter on their lavish Long Island estate, Sabrina was invisible behind the branches, but she knew them all below - There is Maude Larrabee, the modern matriarch of the Larrabee Corporation; Linus Larrabee, the serious older son who expanded a successful family business into the world's largest communications company; and David, the handsome, fun-loving Larrabee, who was the center of Sabrina's world until she was shipped off to Paris. After two years on the staff of Vogue magazine, Sabrina has returned to the Larrabee estate but now she has blossomed into a beautiful and sophisticated woman. And she's standing in the way of a billion dollar deal. Written by Official DVD cover

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You are cordially invited to the most surprising merger of the year.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The shots of the airplane landing and taking off were taken at the Gulfstream manufacturing plant in Savannah, GA. See more »

Goofs

Linus is shown looking at a fishing village (Menemsha) on Martha's Vineyard through a camera lens. He pans across until he comes to a lighthouse. There is no lighthouse in Menemsha. The lighthouse shown is in Edgartown, clear on the other side of the island (20 miles away). See more »

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Sabrina: Once upon a time, on the north shore of Long Island, not far from New York, there was a very very large mansion, almost a castle, where there lived a family by the name of Larrabee. There were servants inside the mansion, and servants outside the mansion; boatmen to tend the boats, and six crews of gardeners: two for the solarium, the rest for the grounds, and a tree surgeon on retainer. There were specialists for the indoor tennis courts, and the outdoor tennis courts, the outdoor...
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Connections

Referenced in E! True Hollywood Story: Winona Ryder (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When Joanna Loved Me
by Jack Segal & Robert Wells
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User Reviews

Sabrina - A Wonderful Retelling of a Romantic Comedy
6 December 2004 | by kola_domSee all my reviews

Julia Ormond is sensational as the young Sabrina Fairchild, daughter of the chauffeur (John Wood) of a wealthy family. Sabrina has been in love with playboy brother (of wealthy family) David (Greg Kinnear) all her life, and is dismayed when her father sends her off to Paris to get a new view of the world. However, years later, when she returns as an older woman, David then realizes how 'right' she is for him, even if he's finally setting a date with one of his two-week lovers. Behind this interaction, older brother and businessman Linus (Harrison Ford), whose pleased about David's engagement, seeing that he's marrying the daughter of wealthy business competitor Mr. Tyson, knows that Sabrina just might end the marriage and the merger. To make things work out, Linus pretends to start being interested in her. This is a delightful tale about love with beautiful music and visual shots that will make you very pleased. The movie is unique enough to be considered a film of individuality, not another version of the same film. Both Sabrina (1954) and Sabrina (1995) are well done, just different. Rating: 4 1/2 out of 5 Stars.


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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

15 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,563,259, 17 December 1995

Gross USA:

$53,672,080

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,672,080
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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