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You've Got Mail -- Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Miklós László (play)
Nora Ephron (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
18 December 1998 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Someone you pass on the street may already be the love of your life. See more »
Plot:
Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Unbelievable film! Such a warmth and happiness! See more (547 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tom Hanks ... Joe Fox

Meg Ryan ... Kathleen Kelly

Greg Kinnear ... Frank Navasky

Parker Posey ... Patricia Eden

Jean Stapleton ... Birdie Conrad

Steve Zahn ... George Pappas

Heather Burns ... Christina Plutzker

Dave Chappelle ... Kevin Jackson

Dabney Coleman ... Nelson Fox

John Randolph ... Schuyler Fox

Hallee Hirsh ... Annabelle Fox

Jeffrey Scaperrotta ... Matt Fox

Cara Seymour ... Gillian Quinn

Katie Finneran ... Maureen, the Nanny

Michael Badalucco ... Charlie

Deborah Rush ... Veronica Grant

Veanne Cox ... Miranda Margulies
Bruce Jay Friedman ... Vince Mancini

Sara Ramirez ... Rose, Zabars Cashier
Howard Spiegel ... Henry, Zabars Shopper
Diane Sokolow ... Zabars Shopper
Julie Kass ... Zabars Shopper

Reiko Aylesworth ... Thanksgiving Guest

Katie Sagona ... Young Kathleen Kelly

Kathryn Meisle ... Cecilia Kelly
Nina Zoie Lam ... T.V. Reporter
Maggie Murphy ... Theater Patron

Michelle Blakely ... Shopper
Meredith White ... Shopper
Dianne Dreyer ... Shopper

Julie Galdieri ... Shopper
Leila Nichols ... Shopper
Mary A. Kelly ... Fox Books Shopper (as Mary Kelly)

Chris Messina ... Fox Salesperson

Ronobir Lahiri ... Man at Cafe Lalo

André Sogliuzzo ... Waiter at Cafe Lalo (voice)
Peter A. Mian ... Capeman
Richard Cohen ... Starbucks Customer
Enzo Angileri ... Starbucks Customer
Nick Brown ... Juggler
Ann Fleuchaus ... Sarah Mancini
Neil Bonin ... Party Guest
Bill McHugh ... Party Guest
Santiago Quinones ... Decorator
Lynn Grossman ... Yvette Fox
Dolores Sirianni ... Mother of Twins
Nicole Bernadette ... Florist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jane Adams ... Sydney Anne (uncredited)

Jason Cicardo ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Elwood Edwards ... Online 'You've Got Mail' Voice (voice) (uncredited)

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Gideon Jacobs ... Young Joe Fox (uncredited)
Brick Mason ... Man Letting Joe Fox in (uncredited)

Scott Mullin ... Male Runner (uncredited)
Logan Steinhardt ... Kid in Bookstore (uncredited)

Directed by
Nora Ephron 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Miklós László (play "Parfumerie") (as Nikolaus Laszlo)

Nora Ephron (screenplay) &
Delia Ephron (screenplay)

Produced by
G. Mac Brown .... executive producer
Dianne Dreyer .... associate producer
Julie Durk .... executive producer
Delia Ephron .... executive producer
Nora Ephron .... producer
Donald J. Lee Jr. .... co-producer
Lauren Shuler Donner .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Fenton 
 
Cinematography by
John Lindley 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Marks 
 
Casting by
Francine Maisler 
 
Production Design by
Dan Davis 
 
Art Direction by
Ray Kluga 
Beth Kuhn 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Bode 
Ellen Christiansen 
 
Costume Design by
Albert Wolsky 
 
Makeup Department
Don Kozma .... makeup artist
Bernadette Mazur .... key makeup artist
John Quaglia .... hair stylist
Werner Sherer .... key hair stylist
Matthew Shields .... hair stylist: Ms. Ryan
Lutz Wesemann .... makeup artist: Ms. Ryan
 
Production Management
Donald J. Lee Jr. .... unit production manager
Tom Proper .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kenneth G. Brown .... second second assistant director (as Ken Brown)
Naomi Cromwell .... dga trainee
Maggie Murphy .... second assistant director
David Sardi .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Tim Arnold .... graphic artist
Joseph Deluca .... on-set dresser
Daniel K. Grosso .... lead man
Dan Kuchar .... assistant art director
Laura Lambert .... on-set dresser
Brick Mason .... storyboard artist
Vinny Mazzarella .... assistant property master (as Vinnie Mazzarella)
James Mazzola .... property master
Kay Michaels .... art department researcher
Glen Pangione .... construction coordinator
Eric Stepper .... assistant property master
Richard A. Ventre .... master scenic artist (as Richard Ventre)
Dave Weinman .... lead man (as David Weinman)
Klara Zieglerova .... assistant art director
Greg Aharoni .... set dresser (uncredited)
William Durnin Jr. .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ray Fisher .... greens leadman (uncredited)
Tony Gamiello .... set dresser (uncredited)
Nancy Gilliar .... set dresser (uncredited)
Regina Graves .... set dresser (uncredited)
Greco .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sam Greto .... foreman (uncredited)
Timothy Joliat .... additional greensman (uncredited)
Eric Lewin .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ray Murphy .... set dresser (uncredited)
Jeff Naparstek .... set dresser (uncredited)
Steve Swanson .... set dresser (uncredited)
Ginny Walsh .... property fabricator (uncredited)
Anne Wenniger .... set dresser (uncredited)
Alyssa Winter .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ron Bochar .... re-recording mixer
Ron Bochar .... supervising sound editor
David Boulton .... adr mixer
Kam Chan .... foley editor
Benjamin Cheah .... supervising foley editor (as Ben Cheah)
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
Lee Dichter .... re-recording mixer
Kenna Doeringer .... assistant adr editor
Chris Fielder .... assistant sound editor
Lewis Goldstein .... sound effects editor
Matthew Haasch .... foley mixer
Gregg Harris .... boom operator
Frank Kern .... foley editor
Christopher Newman .... production sound mixer
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Nicholas Renbeck .... dialogue editor
Wyatt Sprague .... assistant sound editor
Marc-Jon Sullivan .... boom operator
Magdaline Volaitis .... dialogue editor
Deborah Wallach .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
J.C. Brotherhood .... special effects
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects (as Steve Kirshoff)
 
Visual Effects by
Lauren DeNapoli .... CG supervisor
Michael Curtis .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Anthony Harris .... digital color timer (uncredited)
Adam Hawkey .... compositor (uncredited)
Zack Judson .... digital artist (uncredited)
Stephen Sobisky .... project manager: Viewpoint Datalabs (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Peter Bucossi .... stunt coordinator
John Copeman .... stunts
Andy Duppin .... stunts
Roy Farfel .... stunts
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator
Steve Mack .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenny Burke .... best boy grip (as Kenneth Burke)
Craig DiBona .... camera operator
Gene Engels .... chief lighting technician
Susan Gabbay .... first assistant camera: computer unit
Paul Gaffney .... director of photography: computer unit
Brian Hamill .... still photographer
William Hines .... assistant chief lighting technician
Lee Kazista .... second assistant camera
Dave Lowry .... dolly grip (as David Lowry Jr.)
Frances 'Buddy' McBride .... rigging gaffer (as Buddy McBride)
Peter A. Mian .... video assist operator
Heather Norton .... second assistant camera (as Heather Macdonald Norton)
John Panuccio .... best boy grip
Tom Prate .... key grip (as Thomas Prate)
Eric Swanek .... first assistant camera
Thomas Yacuk .... rigging grip
Andrew Cheung .... grip (uncredited)
James Edmiston .... set grip (uncredited)
John Geisler .... electrician (uncredited)
Jason Lanci .... electrician (uncredited)
William D. Moran .... company grip (uncredited)
David Norris .... camera operator: Wescam camera, New York (uncredited)
Scott Rathner .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (uncredited)
Eric Swanek .... Steadicam assistant (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Walter Bernard .... animator: main titles
Milton Glaser .... animator: main titles
Mirko Ilic .... animator: main titles
 
Casting Department
Sarah Allentuch .... casting assistant
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto .... casting associate (as Patricia Kerrigan)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tommy Boyer .... wardrobe: men
Lorraine Calvert .... assistant costume designer
Sue Gandy .... assistant costume designer
Gail Just .... costumer: Ms. Ryan
Cheryl Kilbourne-Kimpton .... wardrobe: women
 
Editorial Department
John Scott Cook .... first assistant editor (as John S. Cook)
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer (as Dale Grahn)
Tia Nolan .... associate editor
Shelly Westerman .... assistant editor
Carolyn White .... post-production coordinator (as Carolyn Jean White)
Bill Daly .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Nicholas Meyers .... music supervisor (as Nick Meyers)
Jeffrey Pollack .... music consultant
John Richards .... score mixer
Arthur Schlenger .... assistant music editor
Sally Swisher .... assistant music editor
Emile Charlap .... music preparation (uncredited)
Emile Charlap .... musicians contractor (uncredited)
George Fenton .... conductor (uncredited)
George Fenton .... music producer (uncredited)
Michael Lang .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Charles Libove .... concert master (uncredited)
Lawrence Manchester .... music assistant engineer (uncredited)
John Moses .... musician: clarinetist (uncredited)
Fredrik Sarhagen .... music assistant engineer (Song: Anyone at all, Carole King) (uncredited)
Peter Scriba .... music assistant engineer (uncredited)
Nick Vidar .... music engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Steven R. Hammond .... transportation captain (as Steve Hammond)
Eugene O'Neill .... transportation co-captain (as Gene O'Neill)
Bobby Marsh .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ruth Adams .... assistant: Ms. Delia Ephron
Leslie Adler .... assistant: Ms. Ryan
Sharon Aiken .... executive assistant to Mr. Hanks
Roderick Alleyne .... assistant: Mr. Brown
Tamara Bally .... production accountant
John Barr .... staff assistant
Dena Berman .... staff assistant
Walter Bernard .... title designer: main titles
Jacob Bernstein .... staff assistant
Pat Braun .... consultant
Deirdre Brennan .... staff assistant
George Doherty .... production secretary (as George Patrick Doherty)
Dianne Dreyer .... script supervisor
Kevin Feige .... assistant: Ms. Shuler Donner
Sean Garrett Fogel .... assistant production coordinator
Robert Freschi .... staff assistant
Jennifer A. Giancola .... staff assistant (as Jennifer Giancola)
Milton Glaser .... title designer: main titles
Mandisa Glover .... staff assistant
Jan Ellen Goldstein .... assistant location manager
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon .... assistant: Ms. Nora Ephron
Adam Hawkey .... technical supervisor
Ruth Hernandez .... staff assistant
Mirko Ilic .... title designer: main titles
Margaret Jacobs .... staff assistant
Jennifer Joseph .... staff assistant
Arnold Kaye .... computer programmer: computer unit
Kathleen King .... computer programmer: computer unit
Laurel Kolsby .... staff assistant
Tim Lee .... staff assistant
Sharon Lewis .... staff assistant
Kathy Liska .... executive assistant: Ms. Shuler Donner
Leonardo Mastrantoni .... staff assistant
Amy McKenzie .... staff assistant
Felicia Miller .... unit publicist
Ron Mitchell .... production assistant
Igor Nikolic .... staff assistant
Logan Dennis Pearsall .... staff assistant
Linda Perme .... craft service
Mike Poppleton .... staff assistant
Judy Pursley .... assistant accountant
Santiago Quinones .... assistant location manager
Kelly M. Roche .... staff assistant
J.J. Sacha .... assistant: Ms. Nora Ephron
Elizabeth Segal .... computer coordinator: computer unit
Jamie Sheridan .... staff assistant (as James E. Sheridan)
John Silvestri .... staff assistant
Matthew Sirianni .... staff assistant
Randy Sokol .... location manager (as Randy Sokol Sweeney)
Betsy Sokolow .... unit publicist
Thomas Soluri .... staff assistant
Alexa Steele .... staff assistant
Susan Stroman .... choreographer
Howard Weiner .... video & computer playback operator: computer unit
Patty Willett .... production coordinator
Michael Williams .... staff assistant
Tamsin Anstey .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
David Davoli .... production assistant (uncredited)
Guy Efrat .... location scout (uncredited)
Steve Ginsburg .... accounting clerk (uncredited)
Ken Halsband .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Michael McBrien .... stage manager (uncredited)
Kim Noble .... location assistant (uncredited)
Matt Smith .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeremy Strong .... production assistant (uncredited)
Joseph Zolfo .... location manager: re-shoots (uncredited)
 
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MPAA:
Rated PG for some language
Runtime:
119 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Could arguably be a modern re-telling of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice." Joe Fox mimics the story's male protagonist Mr. Darcy (Pride), while Kathleen Kelly mirrors the female protagonist, Elizabeth Bennett (Prejudice.) Like the novel, the two meet under casual circumstances only to end up at odds with each other due to differing views and opinions. Like Elizabeth, Kathleen becomes determined to hate Joe Fox due to his proud disposition. But, their continued encounters lead them to eventually fall in love. The redeeming factor of the novel however, is inverted in this film. In the story Darcy finally "wins over" Elizabeth when she learns of the noble service he selflessly performs for her family. Joe Fox on the other hand, does Kathleen a great "disservice" by putting her out of business; making the story somewhat unique as the two fall in love in spite of this.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Joe Fox is making martinis for himself and his father, he puts an olive in the second glass twice (but there are not two olives in the glass).See more »
Quotes:
George Pappas:Well, as far as I'm concerned, the Internet is just another way of being rejected by women.See more »
Soundtrack:
Over The RainbowSee more »

FAQ

What is that song about musical instruments that Kathleen and her friends sing at their Thanksgiving party?
What are the books Kathleen describes to Annabel after Story Time?
What is the timeline of "You've Got Mail"?
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53 out of 64 people found the following review useful.
Unbelievable film! Such a warmth and happiness!, 30 December 2005
Author: SRVforever from Germany

I'm from Germany and I love this film! It makes me happy to just watch it! When watching this film one comes to think why in real life such beauty in words and moments can't be achieved! The film does'nt get boring, even if watched for the 23rd time! It's pure magic - you could endlessly listen to the conversations, the beautiful music and enjoy the excellent acting! Other films try to come in too trendy with freaky music and sexual content(not that there's anything wrong with that) - but it's not a feelgood movie! Besides the puns and the lovely warm hearted atmosphere does the rest! To everyone who hasn't yet seen this movie - rent it, buy it - enjoy it!

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