Magnolia

Magnolia

"Things fall down. People look up. And when it rains, it pours."
  • R
  • 1999
  • 3 hr 8 min
  • 8.0  (289,277)
  • 77

Magnolia tells the story of several people in the San Fernando valley as they face their individual psychological and interpersonal issues. First is ne'er-do-well police officer Jim Kurring, who is sent to a local residence to investigate what seems to be a minor disturbance only to find a dead body in a closet. This sets off a chain of events that leads him through a web of related characters. There's Jimmy Gator, the host of a popular TV show who is dying of cancer. His wife wants to leave him due to his treatment of his daughter, and this drives Jimmy to want to commit suicide. The TV show's producer is also in poor health, and he wishes to be reunited with his estranged son, a TV infomercial pick-up artist (played by Tom Cruise) with a jaded view towards life. As the film progresses, the characters interconnected roles become more apparent as each one is drawn in by deception into a spiral of contempt.

Magnolia
Magnolia (Trailer 1)
Magnolia (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 35 sec

Magnolia
Magnolia

Trailer - 2 min 45 sec

Description
Magnolia tells the story of several people in the San Fernando valley as they face their individual psychological and interpersonal issues. First is ne'er-do-well police officer Jim Kurring, who is sent to a local residence to investigate what seems to be a minor disturbance only to find a dead body in a closet. This sets off a chain of events that leads him through a web of related characters.

There's Jimmy Gator, the host of a popular TV show who is dying of cancer. His wife wants to leave him due to his treatment of his daughter, and this drives Jimmy to want to commit suicide. The TV show's producer is also in poor health, and he wishes to be reunited with his estranged son, a TV infomercial pick-up artist (played by Tom Cruise) with a jaded view towards life.

As the film progresses, the characters interconnected roles become more apparent as each one is drawn in by deception into a spiral of contempt.

Magnolia is a 1999 drama with a runtime of 3 hours and 8 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 77.

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  • Release Date
    1999
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    3 hr 8 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (289,277)
  • Metascore
    77