The Cider House Rules (1999)

Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 71% / Audience 77%

Rated PG-13,  2 hr 11 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Lasse Hallström
CAST
Tobey Maguire  •  Charlize Theron  •  Delroy Lindo  •  Paul Rudd

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