In early adolescence, Humbert fell hopelessly and tragically in love with a girl his own age, and, as he grew into adulthood, he never lost his obsession with "nymphets," teenagers who walk a fine line between being a girl and a woman. While looking for a place to live after securing a new teaching position, he meets Charlotte Haze (Melanie Griffith), a pretentious and annoying woman who seems desperately lonely and is obviously attracted to Humbert. Humbert pays her little mind until he meets her 13-year-old daughter Lolita (Dominique Swain), the image of the girl that Humbert once loved. Humbert moves into the Haze home as a boarder and eventually marries Charlotte in order to be closer to Lolita. When Charlotte finds out about Humbert's attraction to her daughter, she flees the house in a rage, only to be killed in an auto accident. Without telling Lolita of her mother's fate, Humbert takes her on a cross-country auto trip, where their relationship begins to move beyond the ...
Director: Adrian Lyne
Writer: Vladimir Nabokov (novel), Stephen Schiff (screenplay)
Released: 25 Sep 1998
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations.
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She was Lo
I looked and looked at her
What I heard then was the melody of...
I beg your pardon
You look one hundred percent better when...
Don't touch me
I missed you
A normal man
The shock of her death froze something...
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury
Wait a sec
She's a lovely child
Murder me like you murdered my mother
You're saying you'll give us the money...
I was not quite prepared for the reality...
I feel like we're grown ups
What are you eating
I asked you to make your bed
How are the piano lessons going
You are a foreigner
I know you have accepted a post at...
Despite our tiffs
Humbert Humbert - Jeremy Irons
Charlotte Haze - Melanie Griffith
Clare Quilty - Frank Langella
Dolores 'Lolita' Haze - Dominique Swain
Miss Pratt - Suzanne Shepherd
Reverend Rigger - Keith Reddin
Mona - Erin J. Dean
Miss LaBone - Joan Glover
Louise (as Pat P. Perkins) - Pat Pierre Perkins
Dr. Melinik - Ed Grady
Mr. Beale - Michael Goodwin
Mrs. Holmes - Angela Paton
Young Humbert Humbert - Ben Silverstone
Annabel Lee (as Emma Griffiths-Malin) - Emma Griffiths Malin
Young Humbert's Father - Ronald Pickup
Mr. Leigh - Michael Culkin
Mrs. Leigh - Annabelle Apsion
Frank McCoo - Don Brady
Mr. Blue - Trip Hamilton
Dick - Michael Dolan
Little Girl in Bunny Suit - Hallee Hirsh
Policeman (accident) (as Scot Brian Higgs) - Scott Brian Higgs
Policeman (accident) - Mert Hatfield
Policeman - Chris Jarman
Elderly Clerk - Hudson Lee Long
Policeman - Jim Grimshaw
Nurse at Hospital - Lenore Banks
Receptionist - Dorothy Deavers
Taxi Driver (as 'Donnie Boswell Sr.') - Donnie Boswell Sr.
Solo Singer / Piano Player - Judy Duggan
Nurse - Margaret Hammonds
Motel Clerk - Paula Davis
Hospital Orderly - Tim Gallin
Gas Station Attendant (scenes deleted) - Brett Kinard
Hotel Guest - Cy Fahrenholtz
Car Hop - Kirk Gagnon
Private School Guide - Kathryn Peterson
Boy in Red Sweater - Ian Schoen