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Magnificent Obsession

The film centers on a playboy who must be responsible for the death of a doctor who has helped many people. Suddenly, he falls for the death man's wife refusing to accept his helping. So that he must find the way to change himself and wins her heart.
Duration: 108 min
Quality: HD
Release: 1954
IMDb: 7.1
Keywords:  #Agnes Moorehead #Douglas Sirk #Jane Wyman #Magnificent Obsession #Rock Hudson #Universal International Pictures (UI)
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Variety
March 26, 2009
It is a sensitive treatment of faith told in terms of moving, human drama which packs emotional impact.
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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 12, 2005
It's almost a miracle at how Sirk makes this preposterous melodrama come to life.
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Movie Metropolis
July 25, 2009
Sirk, though often celebrated by critics for his ironic approach to the melodrama, takes even his most overwrought scenes quite seriously. Theres not a whiff of condescension to be found...
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Chicago Reader
April 30, 2012
[Sirk provides] a coolly formal approach to otherwise unwieldy projects.
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Filmcritic.com
January 18, 2009
drowns in its sentimentality
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TV Guide
April 30, 2012
A film requiring as many Kleenex as you can spare, this unabashed appeal to the tear ducts does not fail in its efforts.
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Parallax View
January 20, 2009
[Sirk's] unreal exaggerations offer a beautiful world of beautiful people and tortured emotions and grand sacrifice to the altar of love.
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New York Times
August 08, 2006
Primary credit for mooring the picture to an earthly and earthy plane belongs to the two stars.
Time Out
June 24, 2006
An extraordinary film about vision.
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Film4
May 24, 2003
One of Hollywood's great melodramas, Magnificent Obsession is not in any way spoilt by its nonsensical plot.
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Slant Magazine
January 23, 2009
What people don't quite give Sirk credit for nowadays in their rush to justify his intellectual credentials is the fact that if he didn't necessarily believe in the cheesecake he served up.
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New Yorker
June 01, 2015
Every step depends on stifled emotions and closely guarded secrets, resulting in a buildup of operatic passion that endows everyday gestures and inflections with grandeur and nobility.
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