Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 62%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 74%

Financials

Revenue: $80,049,764

Budget: $43,000,000

Profit: + $37,049,764


Movie Details

Tag Line: In an ordinary place, he found the one person to make his life extraordinary.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 21, 2000

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 2h 16m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Laurence Mark Productions , Finding Forrester Productions , Fountainbridge Films , Columbia Pictures , Sony Pictures


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Synopsis

Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.


Main Cast

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

William Forrester

Age : 90 | Popularity : 53%

Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Jamal Wallace

Age : 37 | Popularity : 16%

F. Murray Abraham

F. Murray Abraham

Prof. Robert Crawford

Age : 82 | Popularity : 23%

Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin

Claire Spence

Age : 39 | Popularity : 18%

Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

Terrell Wallace

Age : 49 | Popularity : 8%

April Grace

April Grace

Ms. Joyce

Age : 59 | Popularity : 11%

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt

John Coleridge

Age : 40 | Popularity : 14%

Michael Nouri

Michael Nouri

Dr. Spence

Age : 76 | Popularity : 13%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Jonathan King
Jonathan King
Laurence Mark
Laurence Mark
Rhonda Tollefson
Rhonda Tollefson
Dany Wolf
Dany Wolf
Editing Editor
Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Art Production Design
Jane Musky
Jane Musky
Art Direction
Robert Guerra
Robert Guerra
Darrell K. Keister
Darrell K. Keister
Set Decoration
Susan Bode
Susan Bode
Carolyn A. Loucks
Carolyn A. Loucks
Lynn Tonnessen
Lynn Tonnessen
Directing Director
Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Ann Roth
Ann Roth
Sound Music
Bill Brown
Bill Brown
Sound Effects Editor
Michael "Gonzo" Gandsey
Michael "Gonzo" Gandsey
Patrick Winters
Patrick Winters
Richard Moore
Richard Moore
Supervising Sound Editor
Kelley Baker
Kelley Baker
Writing Screenplay
Mike Rich
Mike Rich
Camera Director of Photography
Harris Savides
Harris Savides
Visual Effects Visual Effects Supervisor
Bob Munroe
Bob Munroe
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