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In this adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, pretty socialite Emma Woodhouse entertains herself by playing matchmaker for those around her. Her latest "project" is Harriet Smith, an unpretentious debutant, while Emma herself receives the attentions of the dashing Frank Churchill. However, Emma's attempts at matchmaking cause more problems than solutions and may ultimately jeopardize her own chance at love and happiness.

  1. Douglas McGrath

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jane Austen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gwyneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow

    Emma Woodhouse

  2. Ewan McGregor

    Ewan McGregor

    Frank Churchill

  3. Toni Collette

    Toni Collette

    Harriet Smith

  4. Denys Hawthorne

    Denys Hawthorne

    Mr. Woodhouse

  5. James Cosmo

    James Cosmo

    Mr. Weston

  6. Alan Cumming

    Alan Cumming

    Mr. Elton

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $22,231,658.00

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Release Information

  • August 2, 1996
    PG, Theatrical



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