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“Of Mice and Men” is a drama film based on John Steinbeck's 1937 novella of the same name. Directed by , who also stars in the film, the story follows the journey of two migrant workers, George Milton (Sinise) and Lennie Small (), as they move from place to place in California during the Great Depression. Despite their close bond, their dream of owning a farm and living off the land is constantly thwarted by the challenges they face in their daily lives.


“Of Mice and Men” received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Sinise and Malkovich in their respective roles. The film was noted for its faithful adaptation of Steinbeck's novella, as well as its poignant exploration of themes such as friendship, loneliness, and the American Dream. The film's pacing and visual style were also commended, with critics noting the effective use of wide shots and natural lighting to capture the essence of the story.


“Of Mice and Men” received several award nominations, including one for Malkovich for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. The film was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, as well as for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Additionally, the film won the ASCAP Award for Top Box Office Films.

Directed by
Screenplay by Horton Foote
Based on Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck
Produced by
Starring , , , , ,
Cinematography Kenneth MacMillan
Edited by Robert L. Sinise
Music by Mark Isham
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date October 2, 1992
Running time 111 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $5.5 million

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