Ratings

TMDB Rating 7.7
IMDB Rating 8
RottenTomatoes Rating 96%

Financials

Revenue: $30,177,511

Budget: $0

Profit: + $30,177,511


Movie Details

Tag Line: Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Dec 19, 1979

Rating: PG

Run Time: 2h 10m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: Germany , United States of America

Production Companies: United Artists , Lorimar Film Entertainment , BSB , CIP , NatWest Ventures , New Gold Entertainment , Northstar Media


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers

Chance

Age : 54 | Popularity : 12%

Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine

Eve Rand

Age : 86 | Popularity : 17%

Melvyn Douglas

Melvyn Douglas

Benjamin Rand

Age : 80 | Popularity : 5%

Jack Warden

Jack Warden

President 'Bobby'

Age : 85 | Popularity : 38%

Richard Dysart

Richard Dysart

Dr. Robert Allenby

Age : 86 | Popularity : 6%

Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart

Vladimir Skrapinov

Age : 70 | Popularity : 5%

Ruth Attaway

Ruth Attaway

Louise

Age : 77 | Popularity : 3%

David Clennon

David Clennon

Thomas Franklin

Age : 77 | Popularity : 18%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Casting
Lynn Stalmaster
Lynn Stalmaster
Producer
Charles Mulvehill
Charles Mulvehill
Andrew Braunsberg
Andrew Braunsberg
Associate Producer
Charles Mulvehill
Charles Mulvehill
Executive Producer
Jack Schwartzman
Jack Schwartzman
Directing Director
Hal Ashby
Hal Ashby
Art Production Design
Michael D. Haller
Michael D. Haller
Camera Director of Photography
Caleb Deschanel
Caleb Deschanel
Sound Original Music Composer
Johnny Mandel
Johnny Mandel
Music
Johnny Mandel
Johnny Mandel
Sound Mixer
Jeff Wexler
Jeff Wexler
Editing Editor
Don Zimmerman
Don Zimmerman
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
May Routh
May Routh
Writing Screenplay
Robert C. Jones
Robert C. Jones
Jerzy Kosiński
Jerzy Kosiński
Novel
Jerzy Kosiński
Jerzy Kosiński
Department Role Name

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