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Les Misérables (2012)

Hugh Jackman , Russell Crowe , Tom Hooper  |  PG-13 |  DVD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,720 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne
  • Directors: Tom Hooper
  • Writers: William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Herbert Kretzmer
  • Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh
  • Format: Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • DVD Release Date: March 22, 2013
  • Run Time: 158 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,720 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005S9EK5Y
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,331 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Les Misérables" on IMDb

Special Features

  • The Stars of Les Misérables
  • Creating the Perfect Paris
  • The Original Masterwork: Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables
  • Feature Commentary with Director Tom Hooper

  • Editorial Reviews

    Hugh Jackman, Academy Award winner Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in this critically-acclaimed adaptation of the epic musical phenomenon. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean (Jackman), hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe), after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. This enthralling story is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit and "an unforgettable experience" (Richard Roeper, RichardRoeper.com).

    DVD - Region 1; Blu-ray- Region Free.

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    498 of 534 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars "There's a grief that can't be spoken." January 1, 2013
    Format:DVD
    The much anticipated movie adaptation of "Les Misérables " has arrived, and director Tom Hooper deserves praise for infusing Victor Hugo's iconic story of Jean Valjean with drama and profound emotion. Hugh Jackman is superb as the former thief who is pursued relentlessly by his nemesis, Inspector Javert (a ruthless and bitter Russell Crowe), but Valjean focuses on redeeming himself by treating others with kindness. Anne Hathaway is affecting as the desolate Fantine, forced into prostitution in order to support her child. Valjean mercifully adopts Cosette, Fantine's daughter, after her mother's untimely death.

    Helena Bonham Carter and Sasha Baron Cohen are deliciously over-the-top as the Thénardiers, greedy innkeepers who steal from their customers and extort cash from Fantine for Cosette's upkeep while they keep the lonely girl in rags. Samantha Barks's show-stopping solo, "On My Own," is thrilling. Eddie Redmayne and Amanda Seyfried are appealing as Marius and the adult Cosette. Finally, the wonderful Colm Wilkinson lights up the screen in his brief appearance as the Bishop.

    Why see this film if you have already taken in the Broadway show? First, Hooper distills the essence of the plot without getting bogged down in extraneous exposition. He elicits terrific performances from actors whose faces and voices are beautifully expressive. Since much of the dialogue is sung, it is worth pointing out that the sound quality is excellent and the performers take pains to speak and sing distinctly (not a given in today's films). Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's score and Herbert Kretchmer's lyrics are often soaring, at other times tear-filled and poignant, and always unforgettable.
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    387 of 432 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars A cinematic and emotional wonder; a film for the ages. January 1, 2013
    Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
    You know I went to see "Les Miserables" on Christmas Day. You know I convinced family and friends to not get together for dinner on Christmas evening, as was the tradition, because seeing this film was more important. I've been waiting to see "Les Mis" for months, damnit, and I wasn't about to wait any longer. I was ready to see something phenomenal. Something that would be a sucker punch of emotion...and a chance to see some of my favorite actors in a film like I've never seen before.

    "Les Miserables" is unlike any film musical I've ever seen. The level of emotion is unmatched. The performances are out of this world. The story is ambitious, and the scope is huge. It's at once a very personal story about its various characters, but at the same time, these people are singing for a generation, that has fascinating parallels to events going on today. It's an incredible feat that I didn't think could be committed to film so well.

    Director Tom Hooper certainly had the courage of his convictions. A film adaptation of Cameron Mackintosh and Claude Michel Schonberg's beloved stage musical "Les Miserables" had been in development hell since the mid 1980s. The pieces for a successful film adaptation never quite came together. A non-musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel starring Liam Neeson and Uma Thurman came out in 1998, but that film was sub-par at best.

    Hooper assembled a cast that doesn't seem like the best fit for a musical, including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway, none of which, to my knowledge, are trained singers. He then decided that these actors, as well as everyone else in the cast, would sing live, instead of lip-synching to studio-prerecorded tracks.
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    70 of 77 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars review by a French girl! February 17, 2013
    By carotte
    Format:Blu-ray
    I'm French and I've just seen the movie (which came out last week here). I wasn't sure I still wanted to see it after reading the terrible reviews it'd been given in France (sorry!) but I'd been so seduced by the trailer and Hathaway's voice that I went anyway and I simply loved it. I haven't read the book (I've just started actually: 60 pages out of 1600... hum) but I understand why people here find the movie rather bad: it's not exactly as "social" as Hugo wrote it. The movie concentrates on the "romantic" side rather than on the criticism of the society and the historical context of the time. Yet I was completely taken. I loved the songs (I didn't know the musical), I'm a big fan of Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman and was completely delighted by their acting. I cried as I hadn't cried in a long time in a theatre and wanted only one thing when the film was over: see it again! The only negative thing in my opinion was the singing and acting of Russell Crowe. I didn't like his voice and really thought that he couldn't act and sing at the same time. There was no emotion on his face. But still: it's a great movie! Only one piece of advice to you all: read the book!!! I know it's a very biiiiiig one but it's a French masterpiece by one of the best French writers! :-)
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    196 of 227 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING December 18, 2012
    Format:DVD
    I saw this movie a week before it came out because I won advance screening tickets and I have known the song I Dreamed A Dream my whole life but I have never seen the musical on stage or any of the adaptations before. I went into this with no expectations at all. At first I thought the movie started off kind of fragmented and I figured because it had to introduce everybody and I was right. The film ended up as it went on drawing me in more and more and making me fall in love with it and by the end i was mesmerized with how wonderful and amazing the movie is. I believe they picked perfect roles because after i saw the movie i listened to the broadway soundtrack and i believe they did very well on picking out the cast for their vocal ranges and capabilities. I think anyone who loves the musical or is a musical person should definatly see this movie because they will not be disappointed one bit by how amazing it is.
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    Most Recent Customer Reviews
    5.0 out of 5 stars 'Les Misérables' is a Winner!
    This is perhaps one of the finer productions I have watched -- first on the Big Screen, then on the Home TV. The scale is impressive, even on the small screen. Read more
    Published 8 hours ago by Chuck Strauss
    5.0 out of 5 stars Les Miserables
    I don't know what this movie is all about, but I do know what the title of the film means. Translated from the French title into English, it means either: The Miserable Ones, or... Read more
    Published 11 hours ago by Sarah Courtney Rose
    5.0 out of 5 stars Finally bought my own copy
    Because I had been to see the play both in America and London and had purchased the 10 and 25 year -I felt I really didn't need to see the movie. Read more
    Published 19 hours ago by Claire Pelletier
    5.0 out of 5 stars Inspirational
    Is this on a par with the artsy stage production? No, but the realism and music will bring tears to your eyes and the powerful themes will inspire you to be a better servant to... Read more
    Published 2 days ago by K. Bacon
    5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Musical
    Les Miserables is wonderful to watch, and I was lucky enough to see it in the theatre. Hugh Jackman is much of the film, but the story keeps you interested. Read more
    Published 2 days ago by K. Nolting
    5.0 out of 5 stars Love Les Mis!
    Only bad thing is that they added a couple of songs not in the theatrical presentation, and deleted some others
    Published 6 days ago by Teresa M. Boxleitner
    5.0 out of 5 stars for anyone who loves the original musical
    For anyone who loves the original musical. I mean, they put Colm Wilkinsen in it! Be warned, it is my go to when I need to cry.
    Published 6 days ago by Holly Raabe
    1.0 out of 5 stars BE PREPARED TO BE TOTALLY BORED!!!
    There were no spoken lines hardly. Every thing was hard to make out sing song. We gave it 20 minutes hoping it would get better because of the best actress Oscar and all the other... Read more
    Published 7 days ago by Kylie Paris
    5.0 out of 5 stars This Move Made Me Cry
    I had to watch this movie for homework and write a summary. I thought it was going to be stupid and boring, but it made me cry and feel emotional lol It is a bitter sweet movie
    Published 7 days ago by Stephanie Perez
    5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie!
    I love this movie! I haven't loaded the digital copy yet. But, I expect no problems. Blu-ray picture and sound are just wonderful.
    Published 8 days ago by SATINMD
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