Austen Movie Throw-Down: Sense & Sensibility

It's time for
AUSTEN MOVIE ADAPTATION
THROW-DOWNS!

Who did it better? Which cast nailed the chemistry? Which director clearly did their Austen homework? Which soundtrack was most cringe-worthy? 

I'm breaking down the best-known Jane Austen film adaptations for you, one novel at a time.

Next up is the original Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants:
Sense & Sensibility



Production date: 1981
Type: Mini-series
Runtime: 174 min
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Worst moment:
Notable omissions?



Production date: 2008
Type: Mini-series
Runtime: 180 min
Best moment:
Worst moment:
Notable omissions?



Production date: 1995
Type: Movie
Runtime: 131 min
Best moment:
Worst moment:
Notable omissions?


(anybody else notice a pattern of Marianne having curls and Elinor not? What are you trying to say, directors?)


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*To see Misty at The Book Rat's analysis of Sense & Sensibility movies, and where we agreed (and didn't!), go here!

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