Overall Rank: 365
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 577
Theatrical Release Date: 06/05/1998
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Peter Weir
Actors: Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Ed Harris, Natascha McElhone, Brian Delate, Noah Emmerich
Plot: An insurance salesman discovers that his entire life has been a television show.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/17/2014
An insurance salesman discovers that his entire life has been a television show. This movie was heartbreaking and sad.
Ryan Stephen M - wrote on 04/13/2013
I love it. Furthermore, I love the show big brother, and this is close to the territory the show covers. One of my favorites.
FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/12/2012
A brilliant idea and a great self-discovery film. Jim Carey was perfect for this role and delivered an excellent performance. If you have ever been to Universal Studios in Orlando, you know that building a fake town isn't a stretch. I really enjoy this movie every time I watch it. As I watch Jim Carey realizing the bubble he lives in, I can understand the bubble we all find ourselves in. A great piece. I would have loved a sequel, where Carey adventures his new world and deals with fame. It would probably butcher this original, but could also be magnificent if done the right way.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/16/2011
One of the best, if not, the best role Jim Carrey has portrayed on-screen. This film exposes his acting range and without going over the top just like in his earlier work. Laura Linney and Ed Harris were instrumental as well. Wonderful performances from them. The drama and humor were mixed well. The premise was unique and soundtrack was stunning. Its screenplay is amazing. A few lines: Truman Burbank - "Somebody help me, I'm being spontaneous!" "Good morning, and in case I don't see ya: Good afternoon, good evening, and good night!" Christof - "We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented, it's as simple as that." "I've given Truman the chance to lead a normal life. The world, the place you live in is the sick place. Seahaven is the way the world should be." A …
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