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Far and Away

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Far and Away
Directed byRon Howard
Screenplay byBob Dolman
Story by
  • Ron Howard
  • Bob Dolman
Produced by
  • Ron Howard
  • Brian Grazer
  • Bob Dolman
CinematographyMikael Salomon
Edited by
  • Daniel P. Hanley
  • Mike Hill
Music byJohn Williams
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • May 22, 1992 (1992-05-22)
Running time
140 minutes (theatrical version)
170 minutes (30th Anniversary Extended Cut)
CountryUnited States
Budget$60 million[1]
Box office$137.8 million[2]

Far and Away is a 1992 American romantic adventure movie directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Cyril Cusack, Thomas Gibson, Eileen Pollock, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock, Colm Meaney, Niall Tóibín. It was distributed by Universal Pictures.

In order to avenge the death of his father and the arson of his farm in Ireland, Joseph Donelly breaks into the home of the family responsible for the tragedy, the Christies. There, the young man meets the lovely Shannon who persuades him to leave for a better world, America.


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  1. Christon, Lawrence (1992-05-17). "Epic Picture, Epic Dreams: Ron Howard & Co. go all-out in making 'Far and Away,' a $60-million historical romance, and then marketing it against action sequels". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
  2. Far and Away at Box Office Mojo

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