Great Expectations

Great Expectations (2012)

Prepare for a life of great expectations.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2012-11-30
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 114 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Mike Newell
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Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip begins to visit Miss Havisham and Estella, with whom he falls in love,then Pip a humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

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  • Jeremy Irvine

    as Philip 'Pip' Pirrip
  • Helena Bonham Carter

    as Miss Havisham
  • Ralph Fiennes

    as Abel Magwitch
  • Holliday Grainger

    as Estella Havisham
  • Robbie Coltrane

    as Mr. Jaggers
  • Jason Flemyng

    as Joe Gargery
  • Ewen Bremner

    as Wemmick
  • Sally Hawkins

    as Mrs. Joe
  • David Walliams

    as Mr. Pumblechook
  • Tamzin Outhwaite

    as Molly
  • Daniel Weyman

    as Arthur Havisham
  • Jessie Cave

    as Biddy
  • Edward Fleming

    as Charles Pocket
  • Olly Alexander

    as Herbert Pocket
  • Kate Lock

    as Camilla Pocket
  • Pooky Quesnel

    as Sarah Pocket
  • Ben Lloyd-Hughes

    as Bentley Drummle
  • Sophie Rundle

    as Clara
  • Richard James

    as Raymond
  • Roberta Burton

    as Mrs. Raymond
  • William Ellis

    as Compeyson
  • Bernice Stegers

    as Mrs. Hubble
  • Alan Rushton

    as Mr. Hubble
  • Sheila Simpson

    as Mrs. Wopsle
  • Tim Freeman

    as Mr. Wopsle
  • Toby Irvine

    as Young Pip
  • Helena Barlow

    as Young Estella
  • Bebe Cave

    as Young Biddy
  • Charlie Callaghan

    as Young Herbert
  • Ralph Ineson

    as Sergeant
  • Nick Bartlett

    as Bailiff Two
  • Steve Morphew

    as Soldier
  • Joe Jameson

    as Bullfinch
  • Zac Mattoon O'Brien

    as Pepper
  • Peter Greed

    as Porter
  • Gary Arthurs

    as River Policeman
  • Malcolm Tierney

    as Judge
  • Ronnie Fox

    as Bailiff One
  • Claire Ashton

    as Wemmick's Neighbour (uncredited)
  • Lasco Atkins

    as London Solicitor (uncredited)
  • Pablo Bubar

    as Estate Agent's Assistant (uncredited)
  • Nellie Burroughes

    as Mrs. Compeyson (uncredited)
  • Jason Daly

    as James Rascal (uncredited)
  • Leigh Daniels

    as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
  • Filippo Delaunay

    as Ball Guest (uncredited)
  • Kate Hefferman

    as Tripe Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
  • Evelyn James

    as Blind Man's Sister (uncredited)
  • Dale Mercer

    as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
  • Patrick Moorhouse

    as Barrister (uncredited)
  • Jimmy Pethrus

    as Mr. Jagger's Office Doorman (uncredited)
  • Charlie Richards

    as Miss Havisham's Footman (uncredited)
  • David G. Robinson

    as Smithfield Butcher (uncredited)
Directing Mike Newell Director
Writing David Nicholls Screenplay
Production Laurie Borg Co-Producer
Writing Charles Dickens Novel
Production Cliff Curtis Executive Producer
Production Jana Edelbaum Executive Producer
Production David Faigenblum Producer
Production Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Production C.C. Hang Executive Producer
Production Ed Hart Executive Producer
Production Zygi Kamasa Executive Producer
Production Elizabeth Karlsen Producer
Production Harrison Kordestani Executive Producer
Production Christine Langan Executive Producer
Production Charlotte Larsen Executive Producer
Production Caroline Levy Line Producer
Production Norman Merry Executive Producer
Production Emanuel Michael Producer
Production Arti Modi Executive Producer
Production Mike Newell Executive Producer
Production Thorsten Schumacher Executive Producer
Production Stephen Woolley Producer
Sound Richard Hartley Original Music Composer
Camera John Mathieson Director of Photography
Editing Tariq Anwar Editor
Production Susie Figgis Casting
Art Jim Clay Production Design
Art Dominic Masters Supervising Art Director
Art Mike Stallion Art Direction
Art Caroline Smith Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Beatrix Aruna Pasztor Costume Design
Production Alison Banks Production Manager
Crew Polly Duval Post Production Supervisor
Production David Taylor Unit Manager
Production Miranda Howard-Williams Casting Assistant
Art Carn Burton Location Scout
Production Dan Whitty Location Manager
Sound Karen Elliott Music Supervisor
Art Julia Hall Title Designer
Directing Rowena Ladbury Script Supervisor
Production Eve Swannell Production Coordinator
Art Howard Watkins Title Designer