Jane Eyre (1970) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Jane Eyre

Delbert Mann, 1970

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Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë, 1847

Jane Eyre is a movie directed by Delbert Mann in 1970 and based on the book of the same name by Charlotte Brontë, first published in 1847. The movie features George C. Scott, Susannah York, Ian Bannen, Jack Hawkins, Nyree Dawn Porter, Rachel Kempson, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Jane Eyre (Delbert Mann, 1970)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë, 1847)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Jane Eyre, the 1847 book by Charlotte Brontë.

Jane Eyre

Read by: Emma Messenger

Storyline

Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside of the school. Her advertisement is answered by the housekeeper of Thornfield Hall, Mrs. Fairfax.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Jane Eyre, the 1970 movie by Delbert Mann

Year

1970

Minutes

110

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Jane Eyre

Country: UK

Year: 1970

Length: 1h50m

Cover of Jane Eyre, the 1847 book by Charlotte Brontë

Year

1847

Pages

590

Book Rate

8.26

S: Goodreads

Book

Jane Eyre

Country: UK

First published in: 1847

Length: 590 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

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Movie by Edward José
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Jane Eyre (1921)
Movie by Hugo Ballin
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Jane Eyre (1934)
Movie by Christy Cabanne
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Jane Eyre (1943)
Movie by Robert Stevenson
TV Mini-Series poster
Jane Eyre (1973)
TV Mini-Series by Joan Craft
TV Mini-Series poster
Jane Eyre (1983)
TV Mini-Series by Julian Amyes
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Movie by Franco Zeffirelli
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Movie by Robert Young
TV Mini-Series poster
Jane Eyre (2006)
TV Mini-Series by Susanna White
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Jane Eyre (2011)
Movie by Cary Joji Fukunaga

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Jane Eyre, the 1970 movie by Delbert Mann

Movie

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Cover of Jane Eyre, the 1847 book by Charlotte Brontë

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6 VOTES

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Jane Eyre, the 1970 movie by Delbert Mann

WATCH

Yes

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Jane Eyre, the 1847 book by Charlotte Brontë

READ

Yes

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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