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|Genres||Science Fiction, Drama, Thriller, Romance|
|Starring||John Hurt, Richard Burton|
|Supporting actors||Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack, Gregor Fisher, James Walker, Andrew Wilde, David Trevena, David Cann, Anthony Benson, Peter Frye, Roger Lloyd Pack, Rupert Baderman, Corinna Seddon, Martha Parsey, Merelina Kendall, P.J. Nicholas, Lynne Radford, Pip Donaghy, Shirley Stelfox|
|MPAA rating||R (Restricted)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Just like any classic novel turned into a movie, it's a good idea to read the book first.
In any event, the book and film are chilling in their presentation of a world in the grip of pure totalitarianism.
The reason this is a difference is that in the movie we know what a thing looks like, but not what it is.
Contrary to what many would say, namely, this movie, only speaks to Orwell's time, this movie reminds us all, we must be, ever vigilant against a government that seeks to protect... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Bryan K. Evans
I was surprised how well 1984 was translated to film. The gritty feel, the dull terror, Winston's faint hope-against-hope that is always mixed with desperation and resignation... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Joanna Daneman
It followed the Book very closely. I have a laserdisc copy as well.Published 3 days ago by Charles J. Wilhelm
One of the very best films from an iconic novel. Burton owns the film and plays the leader so brilliantly that I think George Orwell would have approved, John Hurt plays Winston... Read morePublished 10 days ago by halbregg
This should be mandatory study and viewing for all middle schoolers and again at high school and once more before college. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Elroy
I watched this movie and liked it a lot. John Hurt and Richard Burton gave great performances! I think I will read the book by George Orwell. Very haunting story.... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Tracy J. Myricks
Great movie. Would recommend it to everyone. I don't have much else to say, I watch it often. Yay 1984!Published 13 days ago by Roseina Gertman