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Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1985-12-20

Runtime 161 minutes

Budget $31m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.2


chris_brown_6254 shared a tip "Loved this movie. The stirrings of how I ended up teaching in Africa ♥️"

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heather_stevens shared a tip "Long, beautiful, heart wrenching...everything you need when you are in the mood to have your heart squeezed!😉"

lee_ann_weber shared a tip "An all time favorite!"

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jayne_tardiff shared a tip "Tear jerker alert"

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melissa shared a tip "Beautiful cinematography. John Barry did an amazing job with the music composition! Oh how this movie relaxes me."

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katelyn_vallecillo shared a tip "Meryl at her finest; amazing cinematography with the beautiful scenery of Africa; epic love story"

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lilthyme shared a tip "True story"

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tanya_hughes_7108 shared a tip "Splendid! My all time favorite movie. It is bittersweet and heart wrenching and glorious."

ariel_kent shared a tip "Long, but classic 80’s epic love drama."

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kat_bailey_bunselme shared a tip "Love..."

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grace_moses_29 shared a tip "Thanks for reminding me about this film.I loved it when it came out and I will definitely watch it again."

roselyn_5563 shared a tip "Cool"

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debbie_gatlin shared a tip "My favorite movie, and love the music"

slhm shared a tip "Sweeping drama"

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