Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?

Directing:
  • Lasse Hallström

Writing:
  • John Irving

Stars:
Release Date: 1999-12-17
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 126
  • Budget: $24,000,000
  • Revenue: $88,545,092