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R| 2 hr. 19 min.

Plot Summary
To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves- and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) leads. When Dickie's father asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America, Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend, Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow), never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own.

Cast: Matt Damon , Gwyneth Paltrow , Jude Law , Cate Blanchett , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Jack Davenport , James Rebhorn , Sergio Rubini

Director: Anthony Minghella

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

Release Date: December 25th, 1999|2 hr. 19 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The talented Mr. Minghella has made an imperfect movie but not an impersonal one. His morality tale means to get under the skin, and does. show more

  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    This thriller is so expertly -- and perversely -- poised that audience members may find themselves secretly rooting for the duplicitous Ripley. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    In a possible breakthrough role, Law would seem to be the big winner. show more

  • June 12, 2010 Judsonray10
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    one of Matt Damons last great films along side "Good Will Hunting". at first his acting seems very mediocre but when you get into the story you realize that Mr. Ripley is not very interesting along side his psychopathic tendancies. Also very suprised to see Jude Law taking it up a notch, i was never a big fan but he made me take notice on this film. Greaaat!!!

  • January 02, 2009 cd1of4
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    Don't bother, especially if you are watching Matt Damon. Boring.......

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