• Mary Reilly (1996)

Mary Reilly

Release Date: February 23rd, 1996

DVD Release Date: September 12th, 2000

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

A maid at the household of noted physician Dr. Henry Jekyll (John Malkovich), Mary Reilly (Julia Roberts) admires her employer, who also seems intrigued by her. Eventually, Mary meets Jekyll's mysterious and charismatic associate, Edward Hyde (also Malkovich), and she also seems to have an attraction to him. As Mary spends time with both men, she starts to suspect there is a strange connection between the two of them, and this revelation places her life in danger.

Cast: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon, Kathy Staff, Glenn Close, Michael Sheen, Bronagh Gallagher

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Columbia, TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, Melodramatic, Father, England, London, Love, Deception

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    An engrossing examination of the elemental forces that define human nature. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Works as Gothic melodrama because it understands the genre so well. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Since Mary rarely gets to see any of the good stuff, neither do we; Dr. Jekyll hides most of his switcheroos behind closed doors. [23 Feb 1996]

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