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Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

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The protagonist Elizabeth Bennett is a witty, sarcastic, somewhat stubborn young lady who really has an opinion about quite a lot including why she would not marry simply because of it is expected of her. Mr. Guy Darcy is a shy, rich, man who defiantly believes there is such a thing as superior birth. Written by Gaëlle

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Sometimes the last person on earth you want to be with is the one person you can't be without. See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,529,947 (UK) (18 September 2005)

Gross:

$38,405,088 (USA)
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Trivia

Joe Wright specifically instructed Keira Knightley never to pout, throughout the whole film. There is, however, one scene in where she does, but that scene was shot by the second unit without the director present. According to Knightley, Wright still complains when watching the film over her breaking this 'pout ban'. See more »

Goofs

When Elizabeth examines the bust of Mr. Darcy, the camera pans around the back of the bust and dried dollops of plaster can be clearly seen on the backside of the shoulders and the column. The bust is supposed to be carved marble, and would not have the plaster dollops. See more »

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[first lines]
Jane Bennet: Lydia. Kitty.
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Crazy Credits

Thanks to ... The Dromgoole family ... all at Sands Films ... Andrew and Pippa Reis and family ... the residents and businesses of Stamford Lincolnshire. See more »


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Duke of Gloucester's March
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Pride and Prejudice-Simply unmissable
4 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Pride and Prejudice was an absolutely fantastic film. A great cast, and Keira Knightly did an excellent job and Matthew Macfadyen was a wonderful in the role of Mr Darcy. The cinematography was so ridiculously good, there were some fantastic shots and the costumes were also fantastic. The script was fairly good, it is true to the classic by Jane Austen, Mr Wickam could have made more of an appearance, and had a striking resemblance to one Orlando Bloom. The movie moved fairly fast but trying to fit such a novel into two hours had to be hard anyway, so I say well done to all involved, as such a beloved book can be a hard project to take on, but after watching it I really can't wait until to see it again!!!


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