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- Director: Adrian Lyne
- Release Date: 4 December 1997 (Hong Kong)
- Run Time: 137 min
- Country: USA , France
- Genre: Drama , Romance
- MPAA: Rated R for aberrant sexuality, a strong scene of violence, nudity and some language.
Watch movie: Lolita (1997)
Tagline: A forbidden love. An unthinkable attraction. The ultimate price.
Trivia: In Australia, the movie was held back from release, due to concerns about promoting pedophilia. It was granted release in 1999 with an R rating.
Goofs: Continuity: Lolita and Hum arrive in gas station with license plates which are black with white numbers. When the tire blows on the road, the car is shown with different plates beginning with the letters "AC".
"Humbert Humbert, a British professor coming to the US to teach, rents a room in Charlotte Haze's house, but only after he sees her 14-year-old daughter, Dolores (Lolita), to whom he is immediately attracted. Though he hates the mother, he marries her as this is the only way to be close to the girl, who will prove to be too mature for her age. They start a journey together, trying to hide they're not just (step)father and daughter, throughout the country, being followed by someone whom Humbert first suspects to be from the police. The profound jealousy, and maybe some guilt from the forbidden love, seem slowly to drive the man emotionally labile"