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1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Based on Truman Capote's novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a young man when he moves into her apartment building. He is with an older woman who is very wealthy, but he wants to be a writer. She is working as an expensive escort and searching for a rich, older man to marry.

Cast: Audrey Hepburn , George Peppard , Patricia Neal , Buddy Ebsen , Martin Balsam , Mickey Rooney , Jose Luis de Villalonga , John McGiver

Director: Blake Edwards

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Release Date: October 5th, 1961|1 hr. 55 min.

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critic reviews (6)
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  • 100
    TV Guide

    One of the great New York films, swathing the city in a layers of dewy love and glossy chic. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 80
    Emma Cochrane Empire

    Audrey Hepburn is delicious as Holly and the Henry Mancini score is in the class of elite soundtracks. [Review of re-release] show more

  • 78
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    Hepburn brings Truman Capote's Holly Golightly to vivid life. [Review of re-release] show more

  • July 27, 2008 lovepiggs
    Report This User

    We enjoyed this French romantic comedy. It was a bit unrealistic, but still, fun to watch. Not the greatest movie ever made, but passable, nontheless. I think it is PG-13, but I would have given it an R because of the subject matter.

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'Breakfast at Tiffany's' New York Townhouse Sold For $6 Million

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 25th, 2012 12:24PM

"Oh, golly gee damn!" It appears the place Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) called home in the 1961 classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's" has found a seller. The house, where Golightly lived alongside...

Audrey Hepburn's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Letter to Henry Mancini: 'You Sent Us Soaring'

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 3rd, 2012 5:00PM

Those familiar with the screen adaptation of Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' know that Holly Golightly had quite the way with words -- "the mean reds," "gruesome Thursdays" -- but it...

25 Things You May Not Know About 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

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Gary Susman on Oct 5th, 2011 12:20PM

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