Overall Rank: 939
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 178
Theatrical Release Date: 12/11/1995
Genre: Drama, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ang Lee
Actors: James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant
Plot: A rich scion dies, but, buy rules of inheritance, his second wife and three daughters are left practically broke. They find a cousin, but suddenly the marriage prospects of the practical Elinor and romantic Marianne are now up in the air. -- Chris Kavan
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Rose West - wrote on 11/06/2010
My favorite Jane Austen story... this is a wonderful film, a great portrayal of the book. Love it love it love it!
PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 05/02/2010
A wonderfully charming film full of highlights by some of the greatest actors to ever walk the Earth (including Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie, and Alan Rickman), along with lovely directing by Ang Lee. A great story provided by the ponderous work of Jane Austen brings to light many of the problems associated with relationships of the time and how relevant they are to relationships now. A recommended find.
Steve - wrote on 07/09/2008
Okay, I'm a closet Jane Austen fan. I was forced to read Pride and Prejudice in my Novels class, and Idiscovered that I loved it. I recently decided to read Sense and Sensibility (outside of class) and upon finishing the book, my Novels teacher let me borrow the movie. I actually enjoyed it more than the book, which is rare. Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet are great as Elinor and Marianne. Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman are also outstanding. Overall it was an amazing film.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 11/26/2012
There are certain films wherein despite a fantastic direction, soothing score, noteworthy location, Oscar worthy performances, lush costumes and a loveable screenplay, one distinct personality whose acting prowess just doesn't seem to fit and falters throughout the movie. Another noticeable thing was the pace, since it can be snail paced at times. Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant) was just uninteresting from the get go. Elinor (Emma Thompson), Marianne (Kate Winslet) and Margaret (Emilie François) were solid, especially Thompson's portrayal and Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman) was riveting. It's unfortunate a minor miscast can sway a critic's review, still Sense and Sensibility is a well-constructed drama though the humor was not that imminent and a certain actor that this reviewer …
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