Jeremy Irons is a remarkable man with a poisonous wound. A memory of a fated childhood love and haunting urge to rediscover it's lost passion.
The movie is great, but this DVD of it is terrible.
The image quality is so poor, downloads of it are better. It isn't widescreen, or full screen. Read more
This film is well acted and the story line is well thought out and produced. Dominique Swain is a delectable Lolita. Read morePublished on Feb. 26 2013 by Bernard S. Creighton
Ageless Lolita by Nabokov.
Weird, depressing, but true and believable love story. Love does not respect age or moral values; it is above law, logic, reason, and sex. Read more
The original 1962 Kubrick version of this movie is so much better, he actually captured the essence of this film. The remake is completely cheesy; it pales in comparison. Read morePublished on July 17 2004 by alex
How good did Adrian Lyne have to be to compete with Vladimir Nabokov and Stanley Kubrick in his 1997 version of the great "Lolita"? Read morePublished on July 17 2004
It is interesting to compare this movie and its predecessor, to "Pretty Baby."
Some critics claim "Lolita" is a true love story. I disagree. Read more
Reviewers who compare this film unfavorably to the Kubrick film, that starred James Mason(!) and Peter Sellers are out-to-lunch! Read morePublished on April 20 2004 by Madrok
I do remember seeing this movie on TV a long time ago, during a free Showtime run. I recently watched the DVD version. Read morePublished on April 5 2004 by Frank L. Gould
Irons (who is hot) does a great job as Humbert here. You feel sorry for him; if anybody is a victim in this situation, he is. Read morePublished on March 15 2004