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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Not Rated
88 min | Drama, Romance

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
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Writers
Booth Tarkington (from the novel by) | Orson Welles (script writer)
Cinematographer
Stanley Cortez (photographer)
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Budget
$ 850,000
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Release date
Jul 10, 1942 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Joseph Cotten
Eugene Morgan Eugene Morgan   See fewer
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Dolores Costello
Isabel Amberson Minafer Isabel Amberson Minafer   See fewer
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Anne Baxter
Lucy Morgan Lucy Morgan   See fewer
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Tim Holt
George Minafer George Minafer   See fewer
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Agnes Moorehead
Fanny Minafer Fanny Minafer   See fewer
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Ray Collins
Jack Amberson Jack Amberson   See fewer
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Erskine Sanford
Roger Bronson Roger Bronson   See fewer
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Richard Bennett
Major Amberson Major Amberson   See fewer
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Orson Welles
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Edwin August
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Georgia Backus
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Harry A. Bailey
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Olive Ball
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Jack Baxley
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William Blees
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Lyle Clement
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Bobby Cooper
George Minafer as a Boy (uncredited) George Minafer as a Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Dillaway
Wilbur Minafer (uncredited) Wilbur Minafer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heenan Elliott
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John Elliott
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William Elmer
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James Fawcett
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Mel Ford
Fred Kinney (uncredited) Fred Kinney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Gates
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Maynard Holmes
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Edward Howard
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Harry Humphrey
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Elmer Jerome
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J. Louis Johnson
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Lew Kelly
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Del Lawrence
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Bert LeBaron
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Philip Morris
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Anne O'Neal
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Gil Perkins
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Charles R. Phipps
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Hilda Plowright
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Drew Roddy
Elijah (uncredited) Elijah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
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Sada Simmons
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Dorothy Vaughan
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7.9 / 10 | 19,202 votes