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The Great Gatsby

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

  • 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

  • What's intractably wrong with the film is that there's no reality to heighten; it's a spectacle in search of a soul. show more

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  • January 11, 2014 Carcotas
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    t is a cacophony of nothingness. Too much fluff and tinsel. No sympathy for any character could be felt. P.S. And the blinking green light..Yes, we can see it. Yes, we know what it means More about the movie you can also find it here

  • October 14, 2013 op00000000168133
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    When I went to go watch this movie at the movie theater with my 19 yr old daughter, I was not expecting to form an instant bond with her due to the connection this film creates between the early 1900\'s to today\'s times. We absolutely love this movie....we both can sit here and watch it everyday!

  • October 07, 2013 noelwinter8
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    I saw this flm with my daughter and insofar as Leinsrdo Dacaprio I believe he should win he Oscar for his performance. And its abouit time. I must say the the oppluance of the film was a beautiful bakgdrop that was indee a remembrsnce iof the jazz age.Bravi fr the film and Leo. .

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'The Great Gatsby,' 'Pain & Gain'

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Erin Whitney on August 27, 2013

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18 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Leonardo DiCaprio

Posted by
Natasha Young on May 10, 2013

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 rea...

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...

'The Great Gatsby': Does It Live Up to the Hype? (VIDEO)

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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 subs...

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