Les Misérables

Les Misérables (1998)

The legend comes to life.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
  • Release Date: 1998-05-01
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 558 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 14min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Bille August
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

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  • Liam Neeson

    as Jean Valjean
  • Geoffrey Rush

    as Javert
  • Uma Thurman

    as Fantine
  • Claire Danes

    as Cosette
  • Hans Matheson

    as Marius
  • Peter Vaughan

    as Bishop
  • Jon Kenny

    as Thénardier
  • Gillian Hanna

    as La Thénardier
  • Sylvie Koblížková

    as Eponine
  • Mimi Newman

    as Cosette as Child
  • Ian Cregg

    as Feuilly
  • Shane Hervey

    as Gavroche
  • Lennie James

    as Enjolras
  • Julian Rhind-Tutt

    as Bamatabois
  • Kelly Hunter

    as Mme. Victurien
  • Toby Jones

    as Doorkeeper
  • Alex Norton

    as General
  • Edward Tudor-Pole

    as Landlord
  • Kathleen Byron

    as Mother Superior
  • Patsy Byrne

    as Toussaint
  • Václav Chalupa

    as André
  • Ben Crompton

    as Grantier
  • Paola Dionisotti

    as Forewoman
  • Edna Doré

    as Old Woman
  • Tony Vogel

    as Lombard
  • James Saxon

    as Chabouillet
Art Peter Grant Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Gabriella Pescucci Costume Design
Art Anna Asp Production Design
Sound Basil Poledouris Original Music Composer
Writing Rafael Yglesias Screenplay
Production James Gorman Producer
Production Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Directing Bille August Director
Production Leo Davis Casting
Camera Jörgen Persson Director of Photography
Editing Janus Billeskov Jansen Editor
Writing Victor Hugo Novel
Production Caroline Hewitt Co-Producer
Production Michel Siksik Line Producer