The Talented Mr. Ripley

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Tom Ripley is a charismatic sociopath who makes his way in mid-'50s New York as a rest room attendant and pianist. His skill however is in impersonating other people, forging handwriting and running second-rate scams. Unhappy with his own life, he kills and takes on the persona of somebody else.

  1. Anthony Minghella

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Matt Damon

    Matt Damon

    Tom Ripley

  2. Gwyneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow

    Marge Sherwood

  3. Jude Law

    Jude Law

    Dickie Greenleaf

  4. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Meredith Logue

  5. Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Freddie Miles

  6. Jack Davenport

    Jack Davenport

    Peter Smith-Kingsley

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 19m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $128,798,265.00

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Release Information

  • December 12, 1999
    R, Theatrical



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