Overview

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

  1. Anthony Minghella

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Patricia Highsmith

    Novel

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

Full Cast & Crew

The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 12, 1999
    R
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • December 25, 1999
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 19m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $128,798,265.00

Homepage http://www.miramax.com/movie/the-talented-mr-ripley/

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