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Citizen Kane

It is Kane's death that begins the story, sending a reporter (William Alland) to interview the closest associates of the multimillionaire and media tycoon in order to write a eulogy. Orson Welles stars as Citizen Kane, as well as acting as writer and director. This groundbreaking classic is considered one of the greatest films of all time. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 01 May 1941
Video Release: 13 Sep 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Director: Orson Welles
Cast: Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead
Studio: 2011 Warner Brothers Pictures

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When William Randolph Hearst (multimillionaire and media tycoon) got wind of what 25-year-old Orson Welles was creating at RKO's film studio, he feared his life was the inspiration for the… 
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