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The Great Gatsby Reviews

Top Critic
May 8, 2013
Unfortunately, the movie version misses many of its opportunities.
March 26, 2009
Elliott Nugent's direction skips along the surface of the era depicted. The script doesn't give him much substance to work with.
March 25, 2006
Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum have achieved a dutiful plotting of the novel without the substance of life that made it stick.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
This scores over Jack Clayton's lavish and longer 1974 version by the casting of Alan Ladd as Gatsby, so much more convincing as a man with a dark and mysterious past than one-dimensional glamour-puss Robert Redford.