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.

Movie Data


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



Cast 63

  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

  7. James Rebhorn

    James Rebhorn
    Herbert Greenleaf

  8. Sergio Rubini

    Sergio Rubini
    Inspector Roverini

  9. Philip Baker Hall

    Philip Baker Hall
    Alvin MacCarron

  10. Celia Weston

    Celia Weston
    Aunt Joan

  11. Fiorello


  12. Stefania Rocca
  13. Ivano Marescotti

    Ivano Marescotti
    Colonnello Verrecchia

  14. Anna Longhi

    Anna Longhi
    Signora Buffi

  15. Alessandro Fabrizi

    Alessandro Fabrizi
    Sergeant Baggio

  16. Lisa Eichhorn

    Lisa Eichhorn
    Emily Greenleaf

  17. Gretchen Egolf
  18. JW

    Jack Willis
    Greenleaf Chaffeur

  19. FA

    Frederick Alexander Bosche
    Fran's Boyfriend

  20. DB

    Dario Bergesio
    Police Officer

  21. LK

    Larry Kaplan
    Uncle Ted

  22. CH

    Claire Hardwick
    Gucci Assistant

  23. Antonio Prester

    Antonio Prester
    American Express Clerk (as Nino Prester)

  24. LM

    Lorenzo Mancuso
    Bus Driver

  25. OM
  26. Massimo Reale

    Massimo Reale
    Immigration Officer

  27. Emanuele Carucci Viterbi

    Emanuele Carucci Viterbi
    American Express Clerk

  28. Caterina Deregibus

    Caterina Deregibus
    Dahlia (as Caterina De Regibus)

  29. Silvana Bosi

    Silvana Bosi

  30. Gianfranco Barra

    Gianfranco Barra
    Desk Manager Aldo

  31. Renato Scarpa
  32. Deirdre Lovejoy

    Deirdre Lovejoy
    Fighting Neighbor

  33. Brian Tarantina

    Brian Tarantina
    Fighting Neighbor

  34. GB

    Guy Barker
    Trumpet (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  35. Bernardo Sassetti

    Bernardo Sassetti
    Piano (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  36. Perico Sambeat

    Perico Sambeat
    Alto Sax (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  37. Gene Calderazzo

    Gene Calderazzo
    Drums (Napoli Jazz Septet) mer

  38. Joseph Lepore

    Joseph Lepore
    Double Bass (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  39. RG

    Rosario Giuliuni
    Tenor Sax (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  40. EP

    Eddy Palerno
    Electric Guitar (Napoli Jazz Septet)

  41. Byron Wallen

    Byron Wallen
    Cornet (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  42. PK

    Pete King
    Alto Sax (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  43. Clark Tracey

    Clark Tracey
    Drums (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  44. Jean Toussaint

    Jean Toussaint
    Tenor Sax (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  45. Geoff Gascoyne

    Geoff Gascoyne
    Bass (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  46. Carlo Negroni

    Carlo Negroni
    Piano (San Remo Jazz Sextet)

  47. Beppe Fiorello

    Beppe Fiorello
    Silvana's Fiancé

  48. Marco Quaglia

    Marco Quaglia
    Silvana's Brother

  49. AV

    Alessandra Vanzi
    Silvana's Mother

  50. MR

    Marco Rossi

  51. RV

    Roberto Valentini
    Onegin (Eugene Onegin Player)

  52. FB

    Francesco Bovino
    Lensky (Eugene Onegin Player)

  53. SC

    Stefano Canettieri
    Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin Player)

  54. MF

    Marco Foti
    Guillot (Eugene Onegin Player)

  55. Ludovica Tinghi

    Ludovica Tinghi
    Fausto's Fiancée

  56. Nicola Pannelli

    Nicola Pannelli
    Dinelli's Cafe Waiter

  57. Paolo Calabresi

    Paolo Calabresi
    Customs Officer

  58. Pietro Ragusa

    Pietro Ragusa
    Record Store Owner

  59. SE

    Simone Empler
    Boy Singer

  60. Gianluca Secci

    Gianluca Secci

  61. MR

    Manuel Ruffini

  62. Pierpaolo Lovino

    Pierpaolo Lovino

  63. RD

    Roberto Di Palma
    San Remo Hotel Desk Clerk

Crew 23


  1. RW

    Roy Walker
    Production Design

  2. SM

    Stefano Maria Ortolani
    Art Direction

  3. BC

    Bruno Cesari
    Set Decoration


  1. JS

    John Seale
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. GJ

    Gary Jones
    Costume Design

  2. AR

    Ann Roth
    Costume Design

  3. AS

    Alessandra Sampaolo
    Makeup Artist

  4. ED


  1. RC

    Richard Conway
    Special Effects

  2. SC

    Sam Conway
    Special Effects Coordinator

  3. FM

    Franco Maria Salamon
    Stunt Coordinator

  4. Claudio Pacifico


  1. Anthony Minghella


  1. WM

    Walter Murch


  1. WH

    William Horberg

  2. TS

    Tom Sternberg

  3. DR

    David Rubin


  1. GY

    Gabriel Yared
    Original Music Composer

  2. PJ

    Pat Jackson
    Supervising Sound Editor

  3. KM

    Kyrsten Mate
    Sound Effects Editor

Visual Effects

  1. DL

    Dennis Lowe
    Visual Effects Supervisor


  1. PH

    Patricia Highsmith
    Original Story

  2. Anthony Minghella

    Anthony Minghella

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