Great Expectations Reviews

March 26, 2009
Only rabid Dickensians will find fault with the present adaptation, and paradoxically only lovers of Dickens will derive maximum pleasure from the film.
November 6, 2007
An unmissable rerelease.
November 6, 2007
The graveyard scene is still a shocker, the details are still astonishingly well assembled, and the performances are wonderful.
January 29, 2007
This is still the definitive version of Charles Dickens' amospheric and occasionally creepy classic.
February 9, 2006
David Lean's black-and-white masterpiece may be a whirlwind tour of Dickens' novel, but what a well-performed, economic and atmospheric tour it is.
May 20, 2003
[A] glowing illumination of the warm and deliciously surprising tale.
January 1, 2000
[It] has been called the greatest of all the Dickens films, and [it] does what few movies based on great books can do: Creates pictures on the screen that do not clash with the images already existing in our minds.