Nell (1994)

PG-13   |    |  Drama

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In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.




  • David Hasselhoff and Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff at an event for Nell (1994)
  • Jodie Foster in Nell (1994)
  • Jodie Foster in Nell (1994)
  • Harry Connick Jr. and Jill Goodacre at an event for Nell (1994)
  • Jodie Foster in Nell (1994)
  • Jodie Foster and Michael Apted in Nell (1994)

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25 April 2004 | bsmith-28
| Brilliant!
I just watched this movie for the second time. One word: wow!

This is one of the rare gems that you can tell when actors and actresses put everything into their performances, and actually go beyond the role. How can I tell? At the very end of the movie, the emotion of the moment that Jodie's character feels towards the scene with the little girl reminding her of her lost sister is enough to make Jodie herself cry and wipe away a tear. Incredible. It's very rare to see that level of immersion into a role where the actors involved feel real emotion about a scene. I'm willing to bet that moment of grace at the very end of the movie wasn't scripted nor acted on Jodie's part. You simply cannot get more heartfelt emotion into a scene than what was shown at the end of Nell. Brilliant and well-acted movie by all. A definite 10.

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$24,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,663 18 December 1994

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