Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

"On September 1st, a heroine will rise."
  • PG-13
  • 2004
  • 2 hr 15 min
  • 6.2  (21,112)
  • 53

Vanity Fair, Mira Nair's 2004 adaptation of the William Makepeace Thackeray novel of the same name, stars Reese Witherspoon, Jonathan Ryhs Meyers, Gabriel Byrne, Bob Hoskins, and James Purefoy. Reese Witherspoon plays Becky Sharp, an ambitious heroine who has to climb her way up in British society during the early 1800s. At this point in time, Great Britain followed a strict class system that was almost impossible to penetrate, but driven by ambition, Becky Sharp, born to poor parents and then left an orphan, struggles to find a way to alter her social status. Her attempt to change her social status includes befriending a wealthy mentor and marrying for money. However, marrying for money is not as easy as it might first appear. Becky's journey is filled with both heartbreak and triumph. Because Becky is driven to obtain the ultimate goal of wealth and security above all else, she often works against herself in matters of the heart.

Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair

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Vanity Fair, Mira Nair's 2004 adaptation of the William Makepeace Thackeray novel of the same name, stars Reese Witherspoon, Jonathan Ryhs Meyers, Gabriel Byrne, Bob Hoskins, and James Purefoy. Reese Witherspoon plays Becky Sharp, an ambitious heroine who has to climb her way up in British society during the early 1800s. At this point in time, Great Britain followed a strict class system that was almost impossible to penetrate, but driven by ambition, Becky Sharp, born to poor parents and then left an orphan, struggles to find a way to alter her social status. Her attempt to change her social status includes befriending a wealthy mentor and marrying for money. However, marrying for money is not as easy as it might first appear.

Becky's journey is filled with both heartbreak and triumph. Because Becky is driven to obtain the ultimate goal of wealth and security above all else, she often works against herself in matters of the heart.

Vanity Fair is a 2004 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 15 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 53.

Vanity Fair is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Vanity Fair for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 15 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (21,112)
  • Metascore
    53