Citizen Kane

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

  1. Orson Welles

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Houseman


  3. Roger Q. Denny


  4. Mollie Kent


  5. Herman J. Mankiewicz


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  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles

    Charles Foster Kane

  2. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten

    Jedediah Leland

  3. Dorothy Comingore

    Dorothy Comingore

    Susan Alexander Kane

  4. Ray Collins

    Ray Collins

    Jim W. Gettys

  5. George Coulouris

    George Coulouris

    Walter Parks Thatcher

  6. Agnes Moorehead

    Agnes Moorehead

    Mary Kane

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $839,727.00

Revenue $23,217,674.00

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Release Information

  • May 1, 1941
    NR, Theatrical



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A review by Gurre

By Gurre

"The Greatest Movie of All Time!" That's the general opinion of this movie, and I agree that it is a great movie, but I have seen better movies.

The story of Citizen Kane is simple, a newspaper tycoon named Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) dies, and his last word is "Rosebud". No one knows what it means, and a reporter starts interviewing people Kane knew, to see if they know the meaning of "Rosebud". Through flash-backs we get to see Kane's life.

Now, as I said, I don't agree that it's the greatest movie of all time, however it's great. I love this movie. It's a daring and controversi... read the rest.

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