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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

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Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

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Marielle Heller
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Matthew Rhys, perhaps best known for "The Americans," plays Lloyd Vogel, a journalist interviewing Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. What else has he done?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Fred Rogers
Matthew Rhys ... Lloyd Vogel
Chris Cooper ... Jerry Vogel
Susan Kelechi Watson ... Andrea Vogel
Maryann Plunkett ... Joanne Rogers
Enrico Colantoni ... Bill Isler
Wendy Makkena ... Dorothy
Tammy Blanchard ... Lorraine
Noah Harpster ... Todd
Carmen Cusack ... Margy
Kelley Davis ... First AD
Christine Lahti ... Ellen
Maddie Corman ... Lady Aberlin
Daniel Krell Daniel Krell ... Mr. McFeely
Jon L Peacock Jon L Peacock ... Sound Technician
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Storyline

Two-time Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Emmy winner Matthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We Could All Use a Little Kindness

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Mr. Rogers/Tom Hanks Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,251,238, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$43,711,975

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,711,975
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Every location change in the movie was depicted with a scaled down model of each place, much like in an episode of "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" whenever Mr. Rogers himself goes from his house to another location. See more »

Goofs

Mr. Rogers was shown swimming with a bathing suit on, when in real life, he swam in the nude. See more »

Quotes

Andrea Vogel: [from trailer] You okay?
Lloyd Vogel: I'm profiling Mr. Rogers.
Andrea Vogel: Lloyd, please don't ruin my childhood.
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Crazy Credits

When the credits roll, behind the scenes footage of the models during the transitions. This culminates with footage of the real Fred Rogers singing "You've Got to Do It". See more »


Soundtracks

Vibes
Written by Diane Monroe
Performed by The Uptown String Quartet
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You'll Know It When It Happens
24 November 2019 | by JakarejoSee all my reviews

The most powerful 60 seconds in cinematic history. The deafening roar of silence.


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