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569 Ratings

Wuthering Heights

Directed by William Wyler
United States, 1939
Drama, Romance


The story of unfortunate lovers Heathcliff and Cathy who, despite a deep affection for one another, are forced by circumstance and prejudice to live their apart. Heathcliff and Cathy first meet as children when her father brings the abandoned boy to live with them.

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Wuthering Heights Directed by William Wyler

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1940 | Winner: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

1940 | 7 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1939 | Winner: Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1939 | Winner: Best Film

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