A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.

  1. James Ivory


  2. Kazuo Ishiguro


  3. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anthony Hopkins

    Anthony Hopkins

    James Stevens

  2. Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson

    Miss Kenton

  3. James Fox

    James Fox

    Lord Darlington

  4. Christopher Reeve

    Christopher Reeve

    Jack Lewis

  5. Hugh Grant

    Hugh Grant

    Reginald Cardinal

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The Remains of the Day
The Remains of the Day



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 19, 1993


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget $11,500,000.00

Revenue $23,237,911.00



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