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American Splendor

Want to watch 'American Splendor' on your TV, phone, or tablet? Tracking down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Shari Berman-directed movie via subscription can be challenging, so we here at Moviefone want to do right by you.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'American Splendor' on each platform. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'American Splendor' right now, here are some particulars about the HBO Films, Good Machine biography flick.

Released August 15th, 2003, 'American Splendor' stars Paul Giamatti, Harvey Pekar, Shari Springer Berman, Earl Billings The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a score of 90 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 42 knowledgeable critics.

Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar, portrayed by Paul Giamatti but also appearing as himself, is the subject of this inventive biopic. Much of the film focuses on the eccentric Pekar's day-to-day life in Cleveland, particularly his relationship with his patient wife, Joyce Brabner (played by Hope Davis and also appearing as herself). As Pekar's musings are brought to the screen in this unique and engaging production, the movie playfully incorporates comic book-like panels."

'American Splendor' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on VUDU, YouTube, Amazon.com, XFINITY, iTunes Store, and HBO .

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