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Harold and Maude (1971)
IMDb Rating 8.0
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Ruth Gordon Maude
Bud Cort Harold Chasen
Vivian Pickles Mrs. Chasen
Cyril Cusack Sculptor
Charles Tyner Uncle Victor
Ellen Geer Sunshine
Susan Madigan Edith
G. Wood Psychiatrist
Eric Christmas Priest
M. Borman Motorcycle Cop
Judy Engles Candy Gulf
Shari Summers Edith Phern
Harvey Brumfield
Plot
A teenager with a death wish and a 79-year-old high on life find love in Hal Ashby 's cult black comedy. Deadpan rich boy Harold ( Bud Cort ) keeps staging elaborate suicide tableaux to get the attention of his mother ( Vivian Pickles ), but she keeps planning his brilliant future for him instead. Obsessed with the trappings of death, Harold freaks out his blind dates, modifies his new sports car to look like a mini-hearse, and attends funerals, where he meets the spirited Maude ( Ruth Gordon ). An eccentric to the core, Maude lives exactly as she pleases, with avid collecting and nude modeling among her many pursuits. To the disgust of Harold's relatives and the befuddlement of Harold's shrink, Harold falls in love with her. As lilting Cat Stevens tunes play on the soundtrack, Maude teaches Harold a valuable lesson about making the most of his time on earth. — Lucia Bozzola
Movie Details
Genre Comedy; Romance; Drama
Director Hal Ashby
Producer Colin Higgins; Charles Mulvehill
Writer Colin Higgins
Studio Paramount Pictures
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG
Running Time 90 mins
Movie Release Date 12/20/1971
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It No
Index 289
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 7/2/2004
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
UPC (Barcode) 097360804249
Chapters 26
Release Date 6/27/2000
Subtitles English
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Interactive Menus
Scene Selection
2 Theatrical Trailers
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