Pleasantville

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  • PG-13
A brother and sister from the 1990s are sucked into their television set and suddenly find themselves trapped in a 1950's television show, complete with loving parents and old fashioned values. Not sure how to get home, they integrate themselves into... read more
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A brother and sister from the 1990s are sucked into their television set and suddenly find themselves trapped in a 1950's television show, complete with loving parents and old fashioned values. Not sure how to get home, they integrate themselves into this 'backwards' society and slowly bring some color to a black and white world.

Original Release

09/17/1998

US Release

10/23/1998

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Cast

Don Knotts TV Repairman
J.T. Walsh Big Bob
Jeff Daniels Bill Johnson / Mr. Johnson
Joan Allen Betty Parker / Betty
William H. Macy George Parker / George
Tobey Maguire David
Reese Witherspoon Jennifer
Marley Shelton Margaret Henderson / Margaret
Jane Kaczmarek David's Mom / David's Mother
Giuseppe Andrews Howard
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gary Ross

Writers

Gary Ross

Cast

Don Knotts TV Repairman
J.T. Walsh Big Bob
Jeff Daniels Bill Johnson / Mr. Johnson
Joan Allen Betty Parker / Betty
William H. Macy George Parker / George
Tobey Maguire David
Reese Witherspoon Jennifer
Marley Shelton Margaret Henderson / Margaret
Jane Kaczmarek David's Mom / David's Mother
Giuseppe Andrews Howard
Marissa Ribisi Kimmy
Paul Walker Skip Martin / Skip
Jason Behr Mark's Lackey #2
Jenny Lewis Christin
Marc Blucas Basketball Hero
Maggie Lawson Lisa Anne
Luke Burnyeat Town Citizen
John F. McCormick Milkman
Randy Springer Townsperson
Joseph Benjamin Stewart High School Kid

Producers

Michael De Luca Executive Producer
Mary Parent Executive Producer
Jon Kilik Producer
Steven Soderbergh Producer
Bob Degus Producer
Gary Ross Producer
Allen Alsobrook Producer
Robin Bissell Producer
Andy Borowitz Producer
Susan Borowitz Producer
Edward Lynn Producer
Allison Thomas Producer

Editors

William Goldenberg

1999 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Nominated
1999 Oscar Best Costume Design Nominated
1999 Oscar Best Music, Original Dramatic Score Nominated
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