‘Les Misérables’ Returns to Cinemas Remixed and Remastered


Universal Pictures, Working Title Films and Cameron Mackintosh announce the worldwide theatrical re-release of the multiple Academy Award® winning motion picture Les Misérables, with a remastered version of the film exclusively in Dolby Cinema at AMC Theatres locations across the U.S. for a one-week-only engagement beginning February 23, 2024.

Les Misérables

This marks the first time the film will be released in Dolby Cinema, featuring the immersive sound of Dolby Atmos and the stunning visuals of Dolby Vision. Tom Hooper’s sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale is loved across the globe and the boldly remixed and remastered version will also be released in the U.K. and select international markets beginning February 14, 2024.

When originally released, Les Misérables stormed the global box office to become one of the most successful musical adaptations of all time, as well as triumph at the Academy Awards®, with three wins, including Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway for her portrayal of Fantine, Best Achievement in Sound Mixing and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling.

Academy Award® winning director Tom Hooper and producer Cameron Mackintosh commented: “It’s hard to believe that it is already over 10 years since our musical film of Les Misérables opened to become one of the most successful movie adaptations of a stage musical of all time. We are delighted that to mark the occasion. Universal Pictures is re-releasing a re-mastered version of the film, with a major remix of tracks in Dolby Atmos and a remaster of the entire picture in Dolby Vision; coming to select cinemas.”

Starting February 23 in the U.S., fans can enjoy the re-mastered version of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical, which is still breaking records around the world and will soon celebrate its 40th Anniversary in London’s West End.

With a legendary cast including Oscar® nominee Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman, The Wolverine), Oscar® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind), Academy Award® winner Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises, The Devil Wears Prada), Oscar® nominee Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!, Dear John), Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl, The Theory of Everything), Tony winner Aaron Tveit (GREASE Live!, Schmigadoon!) and musical-theatre sensation Samantha Barks, with Oscar® nominees Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter series, Sweeney Todd) and Sacha Baron Cohen (Hugo, Borat).

Les Misérables is directed by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, The Danish Girl) and produced by Eric Fellner for Working Title Films and Cameron Mackintosh, together with Tim Bevan and Debra Hayward, with a screenplay written by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. The film was remixed by Tom Hooper, Cameron Mackintosh, Lee McCutcheon, Stephen Metcalfe and Andy Nelson.

The film will be released in Australia and New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland on 14 February, and in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on 22 February. The film will also be released this spring in South Korea, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark and in August in Japan.

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