The Scarlet Letter

Lists: Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to wear a scarlet "A" until an Indian attack unites the Puritans and leads to a reevaluation of their laws and morals."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1995: # 0)

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  • Demi Moore (Hester Prynne)
  • Gary Oldman (Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale)
  • Robert Duvall (Roger Chillingworth)
  • Robert Prosky (Horace Stonehall)
  • Edward Hardwicke (Gov. John Bellingham)
  • Joan Plowright (Harriet Hibbons)
  • Roy Dotrice (Rev. Thomas Cheever)
  • Larissa Laskin (Goody Mortimer)
  • Amy Wright (Goody Gotwick)
  • Dana Ivey (Meredith Stonehall)
  • Lisa Andoh (Mituba)
  • Sarah Campbell (Prudence Stonehall)