Mansfield Park
Mansfield Park (1999)

At the age of ten, Fanny Price is sent to live with wealthy relatives in Northampton Shire, leaving her impoverished family behind in Portsmouth. She has always known her debt of gratitude towards her aunt, Lady Bertram, and uncle, Sir… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 24, 1999
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2000
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Solid performances, bold direction.

Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle

While this version plays somewhat fast and loose with the original story, and even more so with the heroine's character, it is still much more Jane Austen than not.

Roger Ebert
At the Movies

A witty, entertaining film.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Wonderful book adaptation with strong female character.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This Mansfield Park becomes a kind of romanticized gloss -- an imaginative grad-student thesis that melds author and character.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

It's alluring to see a costume drama that takes us inside the subtlest, most wrenching realities of money.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Mansfield Park works because it not only comes from the novel...but also from Austen's letters and journals.

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Robert Horton

Mansfield Park is quick and funny, and a refreshing break from period-film stuffiness.

Ernest Hardy

Full of sparkling dialogue, witty asides, and top-drawer performances, Mansfield Park is a social satire wrapped inside a romantic comedy.

Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

While Mansfield Park doesn't boast the high calibre Hollywood star wattage and gloss of Sense and Sensibility, it offers a more thought-provoking viewpoint.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Eliza Norton
Someone who knows Jane Austen's life and has also an experience of her books or the movies based on them ,can realise one thing for sure , that her novels… More
Jennifer Xu
kind of boring but watchable.
Michael S
Great Jane Austen screen adaptation.
Jeremy Smith
Anyone who loves 'Emma', 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice' will love this witty adaptation of Jane Austen's… More
Hogans Hero
This was a really great adaptation..and had a great cast. It was good to see Johnny Lee Miller again. I would recommend watching Sense & Sensability… More
meril lupin
Superbly lovely Austen adaptation, with possibly my favourite dance scene from any period piece. Frances O'Connor as Fanny Price was intelligent, strong,… More