Charles Dickens In Cinema

Some of the finest Dickens' adaptations to reach the silver screen.

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Oliver Twist (1948) Rating: U 7+

3.7943 out of 5 282 Votes (Members)
Duration
110 mins
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Adaptation of the famous Charles Dickens novel, about a boy who grows up in a brutal workhouse in Victorian London before joining a pickpocket gang.

Image from Scrooge (1951)

Scrooge (1951) Rating: U 7+

3.6632 out of 5 95 Votes (Members)
Duration
82 mins
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Spooky version of the classic Dickens novel A Christmas Carol, in which a tightfisted boss is shown Christmas Eve visions to make him change his ways.

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A Tale Of Two Cities (1957) Rating: U 11+

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112 mins
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Adaptation of Dickens' French Revolution-set historical novel, about a lawyer who saves a young aristocrat, but falls for his fiancee in the process.

Great Expectations

Contains moderate violence and occasional gory moments

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Great Expectations (2012) Rating: 12 11+

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123 mins
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A sumptuously shot adaptation of Charles Dickens' story of a young orphan given the opportunity to escape his roots thanks to a mysterious benefactor.

Nicholas Nickelby

Contains mild sexual references and violence

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Nicholas Nickelby (2002) Rating: PG 9+

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127 mins
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Based on the Dickens classic, a young man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

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