Carrie (1952)

Carrie is based on Sister Carrie, a novel by Theodore Dreiser. Dreiser's clumsy, unwieldy prose is streamlined into a neat and precise screenplay by Ruth and Augustus Goetz. Jennifer Jones stars as Carrie, who leaves her go-nowhere… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1952
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Well-crafted but dry and sentimental adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's controversial novel Sister Carrie.

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Emanuel Levy

Based on Theodore Dreiser's novel, William Wyler's melodrama is well directed and well acted, especially by Laurence Olivier.

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Doug Hennessy

remarkable acting, better than Olivier's showier roles in those well-known Shakespearean movies, and not to be missed

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Aj V
This movie is a depressing, sad, and probably very realistic drama. If you like that, you'll like this movie, but I found it really boring.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Carrie"(1952) is based on the novel "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser. It starts at the turn of the century as… More
jay nixon
Fine version of Dreiser's story considering the period when it was made. Wyler's assured direction is a big plus. Jones' fussy nervous… More
Veronique Kwak
"carrie" is adapted from classic realism satirist theodore dreiser's "sister carrie" which parodies the metropolitan alienation on… More