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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 Lloyd Vogel.

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Marielle Heller
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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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 ... 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.

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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 »

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Trivia

The title of the film is A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, whereas the lyrics for the song during the opening MisteRogers Neighborhood (1968) are, "It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood...". This was likely an intentional decision and not a misquote. See more »

Goofs

In the restaurant scene between Hanks and Rhys, the cars and trucks seen outside the window keep changing and/or disappearing between wideshots and close-ups. See more »

Quotes

[Fred is being interviewed by Arsenio Hall]
Arsenio Hall: There's an attitude out there. There's some things going on. A lot of hopelessness. What do we need to do?
Fred Rogers: There's no simple answers, of course. But if we could, through television programs, as well as every other imaginable program, let people know that each one of us is precious.
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Crazy Credits

The TriStar Pictures logo is the 1990s version, in keeping with the film's time period. See more »


Soundtracks

It's Such A Good Feeling
Written by Fred Rogers
Produced by Ron Fair and Nate Heller
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A Beautiful Film
22 November 2019 | by bellasings-47917See all my reviews

I'm going to be honest, I was skeptical of this movie from the start, but boy am I glad I was wrong. I have adored Mister Rogers since I was a young girl & I didn't like the idea of someone else playing him. But Tom Hanks truly embodied Fred's spirit & presence to the point where I almost forgot it wasn't Mister Rogers!

This movie used so many small moments in big ways that were gut-wrenching & raw. It makes you feel seen & exposed in a way that is humbling. Mr. Rogers has always inspired me to grow & become the best version of myself possible & I'm ecstatic that A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood does his name justice. Truly a joy to behold.


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Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,251,238, 24 November 2019

Gross USA:

$61,704,055

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,760,877
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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