Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil

Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil

By Clint Eastwood

  • Genre: Clint Eastwood
  • Release Date: 1997-11-21
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 2h 35min
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • iTunes Price: USD 12.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 2.99
From 312 Ratings


Academy award-winning director Clint Eastwood helms this story based on John Berendt's best-selling book examining contemporary events and unique characters in picturesque Savannah, Georgia, following a shocking murder. The most important party of the Savannah Christmas season ends with a bang! when affable host Jim Williams shoots a man to death. The party is over and the mystery begins.




  • "Frank" is worth the ticket

    By iDave2
    Roll on the floor and laugh out loud. Too funny. Also good production overall. Clint rocks. Or something like that.

    By NotBlondeToTheRoots
    Directed by Clint Eastwood, starring John Cusack... what else do you have to say? Destined to become a "new classic".
  • Do it!

    By AngieNoob
  • Excellent

    By Tony411LA
    I remember hearing about this movie when it first came out years ago. I can't believe I waited so long to rent this. The movie was highly entertaining, and the acting was outstanding, especially the "Savannah locals". I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes courtroom drama.
  • Great Flick -- POOR encoding!

    By superchief151
    Wonderfully written, acted and shot, BUT the encoding is jerky when the camera pans or there is much action on the screen.
  • Great movie, underrated

    By Mighty Magdalena
    I felt this movie was well done. However, it isn't a movie I see played on TV often. Which is a shame. The talented cast was pretty amazing. This movie showed different parts of Savannah that not many people get to see. Another tidbit is a lot of people that were written into the story played themselves in the film (like the hairdresser and Lady Chablis). There are a lot of quirky characters in this town, so that adds a little color and energy to the story. My guilty pleasure of this film is the banter between Lady Chablis and John Kelso (played by John Cusack). I swear I can see Cusack laugh at the end of a scene....the dialogue was quick so it makes me wonder if they were ad-libbing. They provided great comedic relief to the heavy subject matter of the plot.
  • Lousy

    By PapaG7
    You would think they would at least try to produce a good movie considering how many people would see it simply based on the success of the book. The movie follows the book in all the wrong ways and breaks ties with book in all the wrong ways as well. The story is poorly developed and not at all cohesive. Definitely not Clint Eastwood's finest work.
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    By MFCarney
    After a trip to Savannah, its a must to see this movie and read the book...... They are quite different but compatible. Very well written and produced.....
  • UGA

    By Malcom3
    This movie features one of the most famous bulldogs in history. Uga V was in the movie and on the cover of sports illustrated. But that is not the only thing that makes this movie so great.
  • Wonderful casting

    By Quartertothree
    Besides the terrific story, this film has such an excellent cast, not the least of which is Allison Eastwood as John Kelso's love interest. Kevin Spacey is on another plane...fabulous. Those people playing themselves truly enhance the experience. Enjoy!