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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An orphan grows up under the tutelage of a kindly doctor in World War II Maine, where the young man refuses to assist his mentor with the illegal abortions that he performs in hopes of keeping the women from dangerous incompetents. Michael Caine won the Be (more…)

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An orphan grows up under the tutelage of a kindly doctor in World War II Maine, where the young man refuses to assist his mentor with the illegal abortions that he performs in hopes of keeping the women from dangerous incompetents. Michael Caine won the Be (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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