The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As George struggles to sabotage his mother's new romance, he must deal with his own romantic feelings for Morgan's daughter and the consequences of his meddling as his once great family falls into ruin due to his machinations...
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Was originally to be directed by veteran director Herbert Ross
, but heart problems led to his exiting the film in early 2001. He never directed again and late in 2001 he died of congestive heart failure. See more
During George and Lucy's sleigh ride in town, George's lips frequently do not match what he's saying. See more
George Amberson Minafer
You could have stopped it!
No Georgie, no one could have stopped you; you were too strong.
Version of The Magnificent Ambersons
O Mio Bambino Caro (Oh My Beloved Child)
from the opera "Gianni" Schicchi
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Librettist: Giovacchino Forzano
[Played while Isabel Minafer Amberson awaits Morgan's arrival to go motoring] See more
13 January 2002 (USA)
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