Death, who takes the form of a young man (Brad Pitt), asks a media mogul (Sir Anthony Hopkins) to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter (Claire Forlani).
In early twentieth century Montana, Colonel William Ludlow (Sir Anthony Hopkins) lives in the wilderness with his sons, Tristan (Brad Pitt), Alfred (Aidan Quinn), and Samuel (Henry Thomas). Eventually, the unconventional, but close-knit, family encounters tragedy when Samuel is killed in World War I. Tristan and Alfred survive their tours of duty, but, soon after they return home, both men fall for Samuel's gorgeous fiancée, Susannah (Julia Ormond), and their intense rivalry begins to destroy the family.Written by
The night the boys announce they're going to war, Colonel William Ludlow (Sir Anthony Hopkins) reads the short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" from volume 2 of "The Jungle Book". Rudyard Kipling's son John served in World War I, and was killed in action. My Boy Jack (2007) was based on it. See more »
Susannah and Tristan's hair when she meets Tristan in the garden when he returns. See more »
Miss Finncannon. It's a pleasure to meet you. I hope you and Ugly here find every happiness together.
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The new special edition contains 3 new scenes. See more »
Legends of the fall is now probably known for bringing Brad Pitt into the mainstream but it is a grand sweeping epic with great performances, a touching story and some stunning natural visuals. Edward Zwick is his usual self and the vast panoramic sceneries have become his playground. This is a good early 90s family film that will transport you back to innocent days.
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