- Rated: PG-13
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 15, 2000
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Miramax Lionsgate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Collectors Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
- Dolby Digital 5.0 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - French
- Additional Release Material:
- Deleted Scenes
- Making Of: THE CIDER HOUSE RULES: THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN CLASSIC
- Audio Commentary:
- Lasse Hallstrom - Director
- John Irving - Screenwriter
- Richard N. Gladstein - Producer
- TV Spots
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Charlize Theron &
Heavy D &
K. Todd Freeman
Lisa Zeno Churgin
Richard N. Gladstein
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by
Meryl Poster &
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"Goodnight, you princes of Maine, you kings of New England."
- Dr. Wilbur Larch (Michael Caine)
Academy Awards 1999 -
Best Adapted Screenplay: John Irving
Academy Awards 1999 -
Best Supporting Actor: Michael Caine
"...A touching, old-fashioned charmer that ultimately satisfies..."
Rolling Stone - 02/03/2000
"...Earnest, well-acted....[Caine is] a masterful actor in peak form..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 02/??/2000
"...[THE CIDER HOUSE RULES] is a stunning achievement--lovingly photographed and emotionally transcendent..."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/21/2000
"...Lyrical..." -- Rating: B+
Premiere - 09/01/2000
"...Fine, subtle work from Caine and the ever-impressive Maguire..." -- 3 out of 5 stars
Los Angeles Times - 12/10/1999
"...[A] superb adaptation....Irving and Hallstrom move way beyond the predictable to ponder the way in which everyone must make his or her way through life's constant interplay of choice and fate....They've been aided immeasurably by a large cast..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 12/17/1999
"...Michael Caine's performance is one of his best, and Charlize Theron is sweet and direct..."
Based On A Novel |
Coming Of Age |
Family Life |
- Theatrical release: October 21,1999.
- Filmed on location in Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts.