The Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

On the air. Unaware.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1998-06-04
  • User Rating: 8.1/10 from 10534 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life 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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  • Jim Carrey

    as Truman Burbank
  • Laura Linney

    as Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill
  • Noah Emmerich

    as Marlon / Louis Coltrane
  • Natascha McElhone

    as Lauren / Sylvia Garland
  • Holland Taylor

    as Alanis Montclair / Angela Burbank
  • Ed Harris

    as Christof
  • Brian Delate

    as Walter Moore / Kirk Burbank
  • Paul Giamatti

    as Simeon
  • Peter Krause

    as Laurence
  • Blair Slater

    as Young Truman
  • Heidi Schanz

    as Vivien
  • Ron Taylor

    as Ron
  • Don Taylor

    as Don
  • Ted Raymond

    as Spencer
  • O-Lan Jones

    as Bar Waitress
  • Krista Lynn Landolfi

    as Bar Waitress
  • Harry Shearer

    as Mike Michaelson
  • Jeanette Miller

    as Senior Citizen
  • Philip Glass

    as Keyboard Artist
  • Una Damon

    as Chloe
  • Joe Minjares

    as Bartender
  • Philip Baker Hall

    as Network Executive
  • John Pleshette

    as Network Executive
  • Terry Camilleri

    as Man in Bathtub
  • Joel McKinnon Miller

    as Garage Attendant
  • Judy Clayton

    as Travel Agent
  • Fritz Dominique

    as Truman's Neighbor
  • Angel Schmiedt

    as Truman's Neighbor
  • Nastassja Schmiedt

    as Truman's Neighbor
  • Muriel Moore

    as Teacher
  • Mal Jones

    as News Vendor
  • Judson Vaughn

    as Insurance Co-Worker
  • Earl Hilliard Jr.

    as Ferry Worker
  • David Andrew Nash

    as Bus Driver / Ferry Captain
  • Jim Towers

    as Bus Supervisor
  • Savannah Swafford

    as Little Girl in Bus
  • Antoni Corone

    as Security Guard
  • Mario Ernesto Sánchez

    as Security Guard
  • John Roselius

    as Man at Beach
  • Kade Coates

    as Truman (4 years)
  • Marcia DeBonis

    as Nurse
  • Sam Kitchin

    as Surgeon
  • Sebastian Youngblood

    as Orderly
  • Dave Corey

    as Hospital Security Guard
  • Mark Alan Gillott

    as Policeman at Power Plant
  • Jay Saiter

    as Policeman at Truman's House
  • Tony Todd

    as Policeman at Truman's House
  • Marco Rubeo

    as Man in Christmas Box
  • Daryl Davis

    as Couple at Picnic Table
  • Robert Davis

    as Couple at Picnic Table
  • R.J. Murdock

    as Production Assistant
  • Matthew McDonough

    as Man at Newsstand
  • Larry McDowell

    as Man at Newsstand
  • Joseph Lucus

    as Ticket Taker
  • Logan Kirksey

    as TV Host
  • Adam Tomei

    as Control Room Director
  • John Pramik

    as Keyboard Artist
  • Al Foster

    as Bar Patron
  • Zoaunne LeRoy

    as Bar Patron
  • Millie Slavin

    as Bar Patron
  • Dona Hardy

    as Senior Citizen
  • Tom Simmons

    as Garage Attendant
  • Susan Angelo

    as Mother
  • Carly Smiga

    as Daughter
  • Yuji Okumoto

    as Japanese Family
  • Kiyoko Yamaguchi

    as Japanese Family
  • Saemi Nakamura

    as Japanese Family
Art Nancy Haigh Set Decoration
Art Dennis Gassner Production Design
Production Howard Feuer Casting
Directing Peter Weir Director
Production Scott Rudin Producer
Editing Lee Smith Editor
Production Philip Steuer Production Supervisor
Camera Peter Biziou Director of Photography
Art Richard L. Johnson Art Direction
Production Andrew Niccol Producer
Writing Andrew Niccol Writer
Sound Bunny Andrews Music Editor
Editing Andrew Plain Dialogue Editor
Production Edward S. Feldman Producer
Production Lynn Pleshette Executive Producer
Production Adam Schroeder Producer
Art Gail Laskowski Art Department Coordinator
Sound Art Rochester Production Sound Mixer
Sound Phil Heywood Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Richard Luke Rothschild Co-Producer
Sound Burkhard von Dallwitz Original Music Composer
Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marilyn Matthews Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Mary C. Lane Costume Supervisor
Sound Rick Lisle Sound Effects Editor
Sound Martin Oswin Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Peter Townend Sound Effects Editor
Editing Tim Jordan Dialogue Editor