Overall Rank: 1963
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 94
Theatrical Release Date: 10/02/1992
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Gary Sinise
Actors: John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Ray Walston, Casey Siemaszko, Sherilyn Fenn, John Terry
Plot: Based on John Steinbeck's classic novel: two drifters, gentle giant Lennie and his friend George wander the countryside during the Great Depression looking for the piece of the good life which always seem just out of their reach. -- Chris Kavan
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The Film Rebel - wrote on 11/15/2010
My favorite version of the Steinbeck classic. One of my personal favorites. Its impressive how some films you're forced to watch in school end up becoming your favorites.
sapien - wrote on 03/12/2010
I kinda liked this movie. You know, as much as a kid who is forced to watch a movie in school can like that movie.
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The M.O.W. - wrote on 09/19/2009
Two men, one mentally disabled (John Malkovich), the other (Gary Sinise, who also directed the movie) who swears to take care of the simple, but physically powerful man.
The two begin working on a farm, where "Lenny" (Malkovich) struggles to behave, as well as to try to remember that he has to be gentle as to not hurt anybody or anything since he is more physically gifted than mentally. All the while, "George" (Sinise) tries to put himself between "Lenny" and those around him to protect his traveling companion.
Based on the John Steinbeck book, of which I did not read, this is actually a pretty good movie with some pretty strong performances.
In fact, the performances are the only reason to watch this movie. The entire cast is near perfect. Malkovich and Sinise has pretty good …
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