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Little Women (2019)

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Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women, each determined to live life on her own terms.

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Greta Gerwig

Writers:

Greta Gerwig (written for the screen by), Louisa May Alcott (based on the novel by)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 72 wins & 185 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Saoirse Ronan ... Jo March
Emma Watson ... Meg March
Florence Pugh ... Amy March
Eliza Scanlen ... Beth March
Laura Dern ... Marmee March
Timothée Chalamet ... Theodore 'Laurie' Laurence
Tracy Letts ... Mr. Dashwood
Bob Odenkirk ... Father March
James Norton ... John Brooke
Louis Garrel ... Friedrich Bhaer
Jayne Houdyshell ... Hannah
Chris Cooper ... Mr. Laurence
Meryl Streep ... Aunt March
Rafael Silva ... Friedrich's Friend
Mason Alban ... Friedrich's Friend

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Storyline

In the years after the Civil War, Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) lives in New York City and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy March (Florence Pugh) studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore "Laurie" Laurence (Timothée Chalamet), a childhood crush who proposed to Jo, but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg March (Emma Watson), is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth (Eliza Scanlen) develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together. Written by Jwelch5742

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and brief smoking. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In Little Women (1994), Amy was played as a child by Kirsten Dunst. Dunst and Laura Dern appeared in The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996). See more »

Goofs

At the party on the beginning of the movie the music played was Waltz no.15 op. 39 by Johannes Brahms, which was published in 1866, and the party was in 1861. See more »

Quotes

Jo March: If she had died it would've been my fault.
Marmee March: She will be fine, the doctor said he didn't even think she'd catch a cold.
Jo March: What is wrong with me? I've made so many resolutions and written sad notes and cried over my sins but it doesn't seem to help. When I get in a passion I get so savage, I could hurt anyone and enjoy it.
Marmee March: You remind me of myself.
Jo March: But you're never angry.
Marmee March: I'm angry nearly every day of my life.
Jo March: You are?
Marmee March: I'm not patient by nature, but with nearly forty years of effort I have learned to...
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Crazy Credits

The Columbia Pictures logo is the 1990s version, paying homage to Little Women (1994), the previous adaptation of the novel, which the studio had also worked on. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Laura Dern/Kesha (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Lute Concerto in D major, RV 93, No. 2: Largo
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Arranged by Colin Fowler
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So relatable
6 January 2020 | by chloeurcSee all my reviews

Usually a movie taken place in the 1800s isn't relevant to today's world but this story is timeless. I grew up loving the 90s version and was excited to see a big name directed and actors tackle this, and they did a great job! Saoirse did Jo March justice and deserved her nomination but I already knew she would do great. Florence playing Amy is the big surprise here because she did an amazing job and deserves some recognition as well. If the editing of the movie did not have the story jumping back and forth with the timeline the movie would of been even more impactful. All in all though it was a great film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Women See more »

Filming Locations:

Concord, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,755,310, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$108,101,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$206,006,503
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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