The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart (2014)

To win a war, You have to start one

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2014-05-25
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 613 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 13min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: HBO Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.

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  • Mark Ruffalo

    as Ned Weeks
  • Jim Parsons

    as Tommy Boatwright
  • Matt Bomer

    as Felix Turner
  • Julia Roberts

    as Emma Brookner
  • Jonathan Groff

    as Craig
  • Taylor Kitsch

    as Bruce Niles
  • Alfred Molina

    as Ben Weeks
  • Denis O'Hare

    as Hiram Keebler
  • Finn Wittrock

    as Albert
  • Remy Auberjonois

    as Examining Doctor
  • Joe Zaso

    as Ernesto
  • BD Wong

    as Buzzy
  • Danielle Ferland

    as Estelle
  • Corey Stoll

    as John Bruno
  • Joe Mantello

    as Mickey Marcus
  • Chris Sullivan

    as Mike
Production Mark Ruffalo Co-Executive Producer
Production Brad Pitt Producer
Directing Ryan Murphy Director
Production Ryan Murphy Producer
Writing Larry Kramer Writer