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PG-13| 2 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Midwest native Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and across the bay from his cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering husband, Tom (Joel Edgerton). Thus, Nick becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy and -- as he bears witness to their illusions and deceits -- pens a tale of impossible love, dreams, and tragedy.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio , Tobey Maguire , Carey Mulligan , Joel Edgerton , Isla Fisher , Jason Clarke , Amitabh Bachchan , Elizabeth Debicki

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Release Date: May 10th, 2013|2 hr. 22 min.

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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    There may be worse movies this summer than The Great Gatsby, but there won't be a more crushing disappointment. show more

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    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The good news about Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of the Fitzgerald masterpiece is that he doesn't use the novel as a mere pretext for his own visual invention, but genuinely tries to capture the Fitzgeraldian spirit, and for the most part, despite some vulgar lapses, he succeeds. show more

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    Claudia Puig USA Today

    So much effort seems to have gone into the eye-popping production design, swooping camera work and anachronistic musical score that the result is hyper-active cacophony rather than enthralling entertainment. show more

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Natasha Young on May 10th, 2013 2:57PM

Featuring what could be one of Leonardo DiCaprio's most memorable roles to date, "The Great Gatsby" tells the tale of eccentric millionaire Jay Gatsby, whom everyone seems to know, but whom no one...

Just How Great Is The Great Gatsby?

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For almost 90 years, The Great Gatsby has confounded filmmakers looking to bring F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic work of American literature to the big screen. So you can't fault Baz Luhrmann for trying...

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Baz Luhrmann's glitzy, 3D re-imagining of "The Great Gatsby" hits theaters today, and the spectacle has been receiving mixed reviews, mainly targeting the director's emphasis on flash rather than...

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