Greed Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2244

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 18

Theatrical Release Date: 12/04/1924

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Erich von Stroheim

Actors: Gibson Gowland, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller, Zasu Pitts, Tempe Pigott, Sylvia Ashton

Plot: The lives of three people are forever altered when a winning lottery ticket brings out the greed and destroys all they have worked for. -- Chris Kavan

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 04/25/2011

A very primal film that holds up today with its excellent use of juxtaposition of imagery to tell a story. The four hour version would be a thing to see.

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 06/04/2013

"It's mine mine mine." Was fortunate to view the restored version with still photos. The story involves McTeague who works at the Big Dipper Gold Mine, wife Trina and Marcus. The beginning introduces Mother and Father McTeague. Dr. "Painless" Potter visits the town and is asked by Mother Teague to employ his son. A subplot included Charles W. Grannis and Miss Anastasia Baker together with Zerkow and Maria Miranda Macapa about being boarders and the gold respectively. Trina wins $5000 from the lottery ticket she bought and invests in her uncle's business. The words had some typographical/grammatical errors and the plot at times distract the story of the various characters. Acting was not that convincing as well. The themes and cinematography were spot on. It is however a chore …

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