Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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  1. Andrew Niccol


  2. Peter Weir


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jim Carrey

    Jim Carrey

    Truman Burbank

  2. Laura Linney

    Laura Linney

    Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill

  3. Noah Emmerich

    Noah Emmerich


  4. Natascha McElhone

    Natascha McElhone

    Lauren / Sylvia

  5. Ed Harris

    Ed Harris


  6. Holland Taylor

    Holland Taylor

    Truman's Mother

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $264,118,201.00

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Release Information

  • June 4, 1998
    PG, Theatrical



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