• Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Pride & Prejudice

Release Date: November 23rd, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2006

PG |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

In this adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel, Elizabeth Bennet (Keira Knightley) lives with her mother, father and sisters in the English countryside. As the eldest, she faces mounting pressure from her parents to marry. When the outspoken Elizabeth is introduced to the handsome and upper-class Mr. Darcy (Matthew MacFadyen), sparks fly. Although there is obvious chemistry between the two, Darcy's overly reserved nature threatens the fledgling relationship.

Cast: Keira Knightley, Matthew McFadyen, Judi Dench, Brenda Blethyn, Rosamund Pike, Talulah Riley, Donald Sutherland, Claudie Blakley

Director: Joe Wright

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Working Title Films

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Melodramatic, Father, Growing up, Mother, Passionate, Family, Sister, Love, England, Marriage

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    Deliriously charming. show more

  • 50
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    Turns Jane Austen's nimble satire into a lumbering gothic romance. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie is well cast from top to bottom; like many British films, it benefits from the genius of its supporting players. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Winner Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)