• Oliver! (1995)

Oliver!

Release Date: April 23rd, 1995

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 1998

G |2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

In this award-winning adaptation of the Broadway musical based on the Charles Dickens novel, 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (Mark Lester) falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger (Jack Wild) and masterminded by the criminal Fagin (Ron Moody). When Oliver's intended mark, Mr. Brownlow (Joseph O'Conor), takes pity on the lad and offers him a home, Fagin's henchman Bill Sikes (Oliver Reed) plots to kidnap the boy to keep him from talking.

Cast: Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Mark Lester, Shani Wallis, Harry Secombe, Jack Wild, Hugh Griffith, Joseph O'Conor

Director: Carol Reed

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Romulus Films Ltd., Warwick Film Productions

Keywords: Girlfriend, London, Growing up, Spirited, Escape, Cheeky

Awards

Nominated Film Editing
Winner Music (Score of a Musical Picture - Original or Adaptation)
Nominated Costume Design
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Actor
Nominated Art Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Winner Sound
Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Best Picture
Winner Directing
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)