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The Great Gatsby PG-13

2013 ▪ Drama ▪ 143 Minutes

Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring Callan McAuliffe, Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Debicki, Joel Edgerton, and Isla Fisher.

An aspiring writer falls under the spell of an aloof millionaire with designs for the young scribe's unhappily-married cousin in director Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's celebrated novel. It's the spring of 1922, and wide-eyed Midwesterner Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) has just moved to New York City in pursuit of the American Dream. Settling into a home next door to wealthy Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Carraway grows increasingly fascinated by the elaborate parties held at his new neighbor's estate. Meanwhile, across the bay, Carraway's cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) flounders in her marriage to philandering aristocrat Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). Inspired by the debauchery on display at Gatsby's wild parties and the lives of the wealthy elite, Carraway begins putting pen to paper as it gradually becomes clear that his cousin and the millionaire share a complicated romantic past that remains unresolved. Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, and Elizabeth Debicki co-star.

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by Natalya
on 4/14/14

I finally accepted that there will be never Great Gatsby movie as good as the book. DiCaprio is definitely a better Gatsby than Redford and Milligan was perfectly cast. Didnt like over the top flamboyance and music choice. Again, for people who didnt read the book and like Lurmann's style in general that wont be an obstacle to enjoy the movie.

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by mackenziewilson
on 1/19/14

I still hate the story, but I do have to say that the costumes, set design, music and the acting was really good

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by robbyh
on 10/14/13

Very good

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by dennisbush123
on 8/12/13

Good, dark but good

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by ericablitz
on 7/30/13

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous

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by Matthew-Putman
on 5/16/13

I think Baz is the boldest director of our time. This movie, like R+J and Moulin Rouge is like the beautiful sports car Gatsby drives. Racing, weaving and in a horrible instant crashing, the way our emotions do in moments of passion in this film. It is brilliant and powerful.

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