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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

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Average of 329 ratings: 3.8 Stars

1950 M Parental guidance is recommended for younger viewers.

A Hollywood Story

Joe Gillis, bankrupt screenwriter, hides from car repossessors in the garage of a deserted-looking mansion which proves to be the grotesque home of Norma Desmond, retired silent screen star. Joe takes refuge there, with a nominal job of rewriting Norma's hopeless 'comeback' screenplay. Weeks pass; feeling more and more like a kept man, Joe grasps at reality in the form of a clandestine friendship with script reader Betty Schaefer, but it's too late...

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Duration
110 minutes
Studio
Paramount

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.37:1
Zone
B
Subtitles
English for the hearing impaired
Audio
English Dolby TrueHD Mono

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5 by Hani4

It is Hollywood in its darkest moment. The opening of the film would be enough to stamp this as one of the great movies. One of the most striking, stirring movies I've ever seen. This is a bitter film... Read more

5 by GB09

William Holden and Gloria Swanson made this movie a great one to watch. They made it into a very believable story.

5 by Phil1986

This a true masterpiece about the dark side of hollywood. A young screenwriter pulls into a garage at what he thinks is a deserted mansion. It turns out to be the silent film star Norma Desmond. She... Read more

4 by morepork

The movie is one of the greats of all time and I'm a fervent fan. However, one star subtracted for a Blu-ray edition that does not improve on the original film stock at all. There are however numerous extras.