The English Patient (1996)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War

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At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.


  • Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient (1996)
  • Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient (1996)
  • Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient (1996)
  • Juliette Binoche in The English Patient (1996)
  • Colin Firth and Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient (1996)

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Crazy Credits

The producer and director wish to thank The Tozeur District Governor.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Drama | Romance | War


Release Date:

6 December 1996


English, German, Italian, Arabic

Country of Origin


Box Office


$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$278,439 (USA) (17 November 1996)


$78,651,430 (USA) (7 September 1997)

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