Sommersby Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 11454

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 36

Theatrical Release Date: 02/05/1993

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/09/2010

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Mystery

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Jon Amiel

Actors: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, Lanny Flaherty, William Windom

Plot: Following the Civil War, as Laurel Sommersby is getting used to running things on her own, her presumed dead husband, Jack, returns. Yet he is a changed man - and some even question whether her is Jack at all, yet Laurel is willing to let him into her home, her family and maybe even her heart. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak - wrote on 04/07/2019

Jon Amiel helms this lavish romantic drama about a Civil War widower (Foster) reunited with her husband (Gere) whom everyone thought died in the conflict. The performances are solid all around while the mood is respectable and old-fashioned. There is even time for retrospective commentary on the social attitudes of the day. Its earnestness is commendable but perhaps the romance was a little too tasteful.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 10/13/2012

Rather contrived romance saved from schmaltz-soaked mediocrity by a winning performance by Gere and some nicely photographed period detail.

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