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PG-13| 2 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Joseph (Tom Cruise) and his landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), travel from Ireland to America in hopes of claiming free land in Oklahoma. The pair get sidetracked in Boston, where Joseph takes up boxing to support himself. When he loses a pivotal fight, the two are left penniless. Now faced with poverty, the two must find new ways to scrape by. As their affection for each other grows, Joseph questions whether he is truly what Shannon needs in her life.

Cast: Tom Cruise , Nicole Kidman , Thomas Gibson , Robert Prosky , Barbara Babcock , Colm Meaney , Ellen Pollock , Michelle Johnson

Director: Ron Howard

Genres: Drama

Far and Away (1992)

Release Date: May 22nd, 1992|2 hr. 20 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Even at its hokiest, Far and Away is never less than heartfelt. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Something kicks in about two thirds in, and Far and Away becomes exhilarating. [22 May 1992] show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The old seems old - but the result isn't unpleasant, and moviegoers just might go for it. [22 May 1992] show more

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