Far and Away

Far and Away

Streaming Video - 1992
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Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!

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purplegirl51
Apr 05, 2015

great story+great actors & director=great movie! one of my favorite tom cruise movies! have watched it numerous times & have always enjoyed it! never get sick of it. one of my all time favorite movies!

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frishta
Aug 31, 2014

Great old-fashioned historical romance with humor, excellent costumes and sets. Great cast. Holds interest throughout the story. Cruise and Kidman were at their best in this on.Upbeat ending.

RobertLR Apr 04, 2013

somewhat believable

aaa5756 Sep 14, 2011

so so movie!!! C+

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DavidDuong2009
Dec 23, 2010

As good as "Braveheart" or "Troy".

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