Overview

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.

  1. Andrew Niccol

    Writer

  2. Peter Weir

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jim Carrey

    Jim Carrey

    Truman Burbank

  2. Laura Linney

    Laura Linney

    Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill

  3. Noah Emmerich

    Noah Emmerich

    Marlon / Louis Coltrane

  4. Natascha McElhone

    Natascha McElhone

    Lauren / Sylvia Garland

  5. Holland Taylor

    Holland Taylor

    Alanis Montclair / Angela Burbank

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The Truman Show
The Truman Show

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 1, 1998
    PG
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • June 5, 1998
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $264,118,201.00

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