Select any combination of the listed link choices, e.g. via Ctrl+Click (Windows) or Command+Click (Mac). The Break Lines checkbox toggles display of line breaks between the labeled fields of basic movie information. The Save button saves all of your option settings (for the current device and browser), or use Reset to restore all options to their original defaults. Your default options will be applied to all movie info pages.

Please login to rank this movie on your personal watch list. A higher rank indicates stronger interest. Use the Reports menu to conveniently review your watch list of top viewing candidates, sorted by descending rank.

After logging in, check Seen to indicate that you've already seen this movie. Optionally, you can also specify the date when you last saw it, and assign your personal rating to score how much you liked it (like Rusty's ratings). This information allows you to produce a variety of reports, e.g. your chronological viewing history or a list of your top-rated movies.

Thumbnail for Hobson's Choice (1954) Hobson's Choice (1954)

Basics Critics:78Viewers:71Rusty:77
Category: Comedy, Drama, RomanceSub-Category: comedy-dramaNarrative location: ManchesterRuntime: 107 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United KingdomDirector: David LeanScreenwriter: David LeanMusic: Malcolm ArnoldCinematography: Jack HildyardStars: Charles Laughton, Brenda De Banzie, John Mills, Prunella Scales, Richard Wattis, Helen Haye, Raymond HuntleyProducer: David LeanAwards won: Golden BearAward details: (details at IMDb)

Henry Hobson owns and tyrannically runs a successful Victorian boot maker’s shop in Salford, England. A stingy widower with a weakness for overindulging in the local Moonraker Public House, he exploits his three daughters as cheap labour. When he declares that there will be ‘no marriages’ to avoid the expense of marriage settlements at £500 each, his eldest daughter Maggie rebels.

Home About Recommended Login Top