Great Expectations (1974)

Great Expectations





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This third talking-picture version of Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations stars Michael York as Pip, the humble British lad whose aspirations to become a gentleman are financed by a mysterious benefactor. We first see young Pip (played by Simon Gipps-Kent) coming to the aid of escaped convict Magwitch (James Mason). Once this episode has apparently run its course, we find Pip the guest of the wealthy, reclusive, half-mad Miss Havisham (Margaret Leighton), and the worshipper-from-afar of … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Television, Classics
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In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 4, 2003



as Estella

as Pocket as a Boy

as Sarah Pocket

as Old Man

as Cousin Camilla

as Mrs. Gargery

as Joe Gargery

as Miss Havisham

as Abel Magwitch

as Pumblechook

as Jaggers

as Drummle

as Herbert Pocket
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Good acting from York, but other than that, I didn't care for this movie. It's slow and boring and predictable. The book is probably better.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Umm...This isn't the version I saw, but it's the closest thing to it. The version I like has Anthony Calf as Pip and he's cute!

Chelsea B.

love the convict! hated the book (maybe because it was required reading in 9th grade) but love the movie.

Sarah V

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