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Oliver & Company (1988)

George Scribner, 1988

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Oliver Twist
Charles Dickens, 1838

Oliver & Company is a movie directed by George Scribner in 1988 and based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, first published in 1838. The movie features Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Natalie Gregory, Cheech Marin, Bette Midler, Robert Loggia, and others.

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Oliver & Company (book by Jan Carr, 1996)

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Oliver Twist

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Storyline

On Fifth Avenue, an orphaned kitten named Oliver is left abandoned after his fellow orphaned kittens are adopted by passersby. The attempt to pillage the limousine fails and Oliver finds himself in the embrace of the Foxworth daughter Jenny, who adopts Oliver to assuage the loneliness brought about by the absence of her vacationing parents.

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Poster of Oliver & Company, the 1988 movie by George Scribner

Year

1988

Minutes

74

Movie Rate

6.70

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Movie

Oliver & Company

Country: USA

Year: 1988

Length: 1h14m

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Cover of Oliver Twist, the 1838 book by Charles Dickens

Year

1838

Pages

608

Book Rate

7.74

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Book

Oliver Twist

Country: UK

First published in: 1838

Length: 608 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

1922: Oliver Twist (movie by Frank Lloyd)
1948: Oliver Twist (movie by David Lean)
1968: Oliver! (movie by Carol Reed)
1982: Oliver Twist (movie by Clive Donner)
1985: Oliver Twist (TV series by Gareth Davies)
1997: Oliver Twist (movie by Tony Bill)
1999: Oliver Twist (TV series by Renny Rye)
2003: Twist (movie by Jacob Tierney)
2004: Boy Called Twist (movie by Tim Greene)
2005: Oliver Twist (movie by Roman Polanski)
2007-2008: Oliver Twist (TV series by Coky Giedroyc)
2021: Twist (movie by Martin Owen)

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