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The Remains of the Day

1993 Rated PG 2hr 18m

Dutiful butler Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) dedicates himself wholly to tending Lord Darlington's (James Fox) house, turning a blind eye to Darlington's Nazi sympathies. When housekeeper Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson) tries to coax Stevens out of his staid shell, his reluctance may cost him dearly. He finally seeks out Miss Kenton later in life, but is it too late? This Merchant-Ivory period drama was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture.

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Movie Details

1994 BAFTA®
1994 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1994 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor nominee: Anthony Hopkins
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Emma Thompson
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Director nominee: James Ivory
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Korean, Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.