Jane Eyre (1996) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Jane Eyre

Franco Zeffirelli, 1996

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Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë, 1847

Jane Eyre is a movie directed by Franco Zeffirelli in 1996 and based on the book of the same name by Charlotte Brontë, first published in 1847. The movie features William Hurt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anna Paquin, Nic Knight, Nicola Howard, Sasha Graff, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Jane Eyre (Franco Zeffirelli, 1996)

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 1996 movie by Franco Zeffirelli

Year

1996

Minutes

112

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

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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Jane Eyre (1934)
Movie by Christy Cabanne
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Jane Eyre (1943)
Movie by Robert Stevenson
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Jane Eyre (1970)
Movie by Delbert Mann
TV Mini-Series poster
Jane Eyre (1973)
TV Mini-Series by Joan Craft
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Jane Eyre (1983)
TV Mini-Series by Julian Amyes
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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 1996 movie by Franco Zeffirelli

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Cover of Jane Eyre, the 1847 book by Charlotte Brontë

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Jane Eyre, the 1996 movie by Franco Zeffirelli

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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

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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