Citizen Kane (1941)

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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.


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  • Orson Welles and George Coulouris in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Linwood G. Dunn in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles and Gregg Toland in Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Orson Welles and Ruth Warrick in Citizen Kane (1941)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

It was RKO head George Schaefer who suggested the title change from "American" to "Citizen Kane." Orson Welles had also wanted to call the film "John Q."


Quotes

Charles Foster Kane: Rosebud...


Goofs

When Kane shouts at Jim Gettys from the stairwell, it is clear that most of the words he is saying are not coming out of his mouth.


Crazy Credits

Orson Welles's name is listed last and among the list of featured roles, instead of leading roles, saving his name as best for last.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Mystery

Details

Release Date:

5 September 1941

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$839,727 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$216,239 (USA) (5 May 1991)

Gross:

$1,585,634 (USA)

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