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Being There (1979)

PG 1979-12-19 (US) ComedyDrama 2h 10m
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Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!


A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

  1. Jerzy Kosiński

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Hal Ashby


  3. Robert C. Jones


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  1. Peter Sellers

    Peter Sellers


  2. Shirley MacLaine

    Shirley MacLaine

    Eve Rand

  3. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    Benjamin Rand

  4. Jack Warden

    Jack Warden

    President 'Bobby'

  5. Richard Dysart

    Richard Dysart

    Dr. Robert Allenby

  6. Richard Basehart

    Richard Basehart

    Vladimir Skrapinov

  7. Ruth Attaway

    Ruth Attaway


  8. David Clennon

    David Clennon

    Thomas Franklin

  9. Fran Brill

    Fran Brill

    Sally Hayes

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Being There
Being There

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $30,177,511.00


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