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Rebecca

(DVD - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave.

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Publisher: [United States] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE R
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (131 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

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Rebecca is an ageless, timeless adult movie about a woman who marries a widower but fears she lives in the shadow of her predecessor. This was Hitchcock's first American feature, and it garnered the Best Picture statue at the 1941 Academy Awards.


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Jul 04, 2014
  • midnight_fleur28 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great film....Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine are amazing. A must watch!!

May 26, 2012
  • rslade rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A psychological thriller, and seems to have more Olivier influence than Hitchcock, in the acting. Definitely Hitchcock's camera work and scene setting.

Jan 18, 2012
  • Veepea rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A compelling story/mystery with some tense moments but I didn't really like the characters. I won't say that the book is any better.

Oct 11, 2011
  • Ebert rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Winner of Academy award for best picture. The ultimate chick flick.

Sep 21, 2011
  • fletchmo rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

good tale, fun to see all the 1940 style ways.

Feb 16, 2011
  • babalol rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Movie was made over 60 years ago. Has no current interest.

Dec 30, 2010
  • fmaack rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A classic. Very nice release. Newer DVD. Didn't have any problems with this one.

Sep 11, 2009
  • KarenW rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

From the opening line to the last scene, this movie provides lots of chills. And with all the elements of suspense, the brooding housekeeper, the lusty old friend of the dead wife, the overly mysterious husband, this film hits every nerve.

This film is fabulous. Many very interesting and complex characters.

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Sep 22, 2014
  • i_am rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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