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Great Expectations

1946 , 1h 58m
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In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

  • Director: David Lean
  • Stars: John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles

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Film Awards

3 wins7 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Director

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7.8
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    Great Expectations FAQ

    The genre of Great Expectations is Drama,Romance.
    Great Expectations won 1948 Academy Awards, USA, 1947 National Board of Review, USA.
    In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker..
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Great Expectations is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 90/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The certification of Great Expectations is NR.
    The release date of Great Expectations is December 26, 1946.
    The runtime of Great Expectations is 118 minutes.
    The casts of Great Expectations are John Mills starring as Pip, Tony Wager starring as Young Pip, Valerie Hobson starring as Estella, Jean Simmons starring as Young Estella, Bernard Miles starring as Joe Gargery, Francis L. Sullivan starring as Mr. Jaggers.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5067 public reaction to Great Expectations including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, huge crush, deservedly won awards, trademark style.
    The director of Great Expectations is David Lean.