The Cider House Rules

Lasse Hallstrom's leisurely adaptation of John Irving's unconventional coming-of-age novel is so well crafted and intelligent that it feels churlish to point out that it's easier to admire than actually like. Set in the late '30s and early '40s, it revolves around young Homer Wells (Tobey Macguire), who's been raised in a New England orphanage run by Dr....read more

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02:27 — The film follows the life of Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), a precocious orphan who leaves his lifelong home and his loving tutor, Dr. Larch (Michael Ca (more…)
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02:28 — Trailer for The Cider House Rules. Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he becomes the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Lar (more…)

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Lasse Hallstrom's leisurely adaptation of John Irving's unconventional coming-of-age novel is so well crafted and intelligent that it feels churlish to point out that it's easier to admire than actually like. Set in the late '30s and early '40s, it revolve… (more)

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