Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 81%
TMDB Rating 7.3
IMDB Rating 7.4
RottenTomatoes Rating 81%

Financials

Revenue: $145,793,296

Budget: $7,500,000

Profit: + $138,293,296


Movie Details

Tag Line: The funny, touching and totally irresistible story of a working relationship that became a 25-year friendship.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 13, 1989

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 39m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: The Zanuck Company , Majestic Films International , Warner Bros. Pictures


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Synopsis

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned.


Main Cast

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Hoke Colburn

Age : 83 | Popularity : 70%

Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy

Daisy Werthan

Age : 85 | Popularity : 6%

Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd

Boolie Werthan

Age : 68 | Popularity : 26%

Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone

Florine Werthan

Age : 72 | Popularity : 8%

Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle

Idella

Age : 78 | Popularity : 5%

Joann Havrilla

Joann Havrilla

Miss McClatchey

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

William Hall Jr.

William Hall Jr.

Oscar

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Alvin M. Sugarman

Alvin M. Sugarman

Dr. Weil

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Sound Original Music Composer
Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Music Editor
Laura Perlman
Laura Perlman
Foley
Sandina Bailo-Lape
Sandina Bailo-Lape
Music Supervisor
Barry Levine
Barry Levine
Scoring Mixer
Jay Rifkin
Jay Rifkin
ADR & Dubbing
Tom Bellfort
Tom Bellfort
Art Art Direction
Victor Kempster
Victor Kempster
Set Decoration
Crispian Sallis
Crispian Sallis
Production Design
Bruno Rubeo
Bruno Rubeo
Production Producer
Richard D. Zanuck
Richard D. Zanuck
Alfred Uhry
Alfred Uhry
Robert Doudell
Robert Doudell
Lili Fini Zanuck
Lili Fini Zanuck
Co-Executive Producer
Jake Eberts
Jake Eberts
Executive Producer
David Brown
David Brown
Editing Editor
Mark Warner
Mark Warner
First Assistant Editor
Steven Ramirez
Steven Ramirez
Donald Likovich
Donald Likovich
Color Timer
Bob Putynkowski
Bob Putynkowski
Directing Director
Bruce Beresford
Bruce Beresford
Assistant Director
Katterli Frauenfelder
Katterli Frauenfelder
Writing Screenplay
Alfred Uhry
Alfred Uhry
Author
Alfred Uhry
Alfred Uhry
Camera Director of Photography
Peter James
Peter James
Still Photographer
Sam Emerson
Sam Emerson
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Elizabeth McBride
Elizabeth McBride
Hairstylist
Philip Leto
Philip Leto
Philip Ivey
Philip Ivey
Makeup Department Head
Manlio Rocchetti
Manlio Rocchetti
Kevin Haney
Kevin Haney
Makeup Artist
Lynn Barber
Lynn Barber
Visual Effects Visual Effects Supervisor
William Mesa
William Mesa
Visual Effects
John P. Mesa
John P. Mesa
Crew Editorial Staff
Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Jeremiah O'Driscoll
Special Effects Coordinator
Bob Shelley
Bob Shelley
Stunts
Gene Witham
Gene Witham
Thanks
Irving Vendig
Irving Vendig
Visual Effects Art Director
Tim Donahue
Tim Donahue
Transportation Captain
Cindy Parker
Cindy Parker
Transportation Coordinator
J.L. Parker
J.L. Parker
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