Les Misérables is the sweeping and spectacular motion-picture adaptation of Victor Hugo's epic tale, the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Hugh Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Russell Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Anne Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette (Amanda Seyfried), their lives change forever. The world's longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen with international superstars and beloved songs—including "I Dreamed a Dream," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and "On My Own." Directed by Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), Les Misérables also stars Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. Winner of 3 Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actress (Hathaway). Official Web Site

Director:

Tom Hooper

Cast:

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen

MPAA Rating:

PG-13

Run Time:

2hrs 38mins

Release Year:

2012

Country Of Origin:

UK