Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?

  1. John Irving

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Lasse Hallström


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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 17, 1999
    PG-13, Theatrical (limited)
  • January 7, 2000
    PG-13, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget $24,000,000.00

Revenue $88,545,092.00

Homepage http://www.miramax.com/movie/the-cider-house-rules/



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