Catherine the Great (1995 film)

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Catherine the Great
DVD cover, featuring Catherine Zeta-Jones
Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky
John Goldsmith
Produced by Marvin J. Chomsky
Written by John Goldsmith
Frank Tudisco
Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Cinematography Elemér Ragályi
Edited by Petra von Oelffen
Release date
  • 1995 (1995)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Germany
United States
Language English

Catherine the Great is a 1995 television movie based on the life of Catherine II of Russia. It stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Catherine, Jeanne Moreau as Empress Elizabeth and Omar Sharif as Alexis Razumovsky.


A young German Princess (Catherine Zeta-Jones) gets married to the immature future Czar (Paul McGann), and she gradually becomes a skillful politician, and rises to become Catherine the Great.


Home media[edit]

The film was released on Region 1 DVD on February 27, 2001 by A&E Home Video.

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