The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

6.5 / Rated by 2 people

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138 min.
Plot  Tom Ripley is a young sociopath struggling to make a living in 1950s New York City using his "talents"—forgery, lying and impersonation. While working at a party, he is approached by wealthy shipbuilder Herbert Greenleaf, who believes that Ripley went to Princeton with his son, Dickie. Greenleaf recruits Ripley to travel to Italy to persuade Dickie to return home to the United States, for which he will pay Ripley $1,000. Ripley accepts the proposal, even though he did not attend Princeton and has never even met Dickie.

On the ship traveling across the Atlantic to Europe, Ripley meets a young and wealthy heiress named Meredith Logue. In their brief conversation he pretends to be Dickie, later commenting in voice-over that "it is better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody." Shortly after his arrival in Italy, Ripley concocts an accidental meeting on the beach with Dickie and his fiancée, Marge Sherwood, and quickly insinuates himself into their lives under the pr...
  

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Cast

Matt Damon
Tom Ripley
Gwyneth Paltrow
Marge Sherwood
Jude Law
Dickie Greenleaf
Cate Blanchett
Meredith Logue
Jack Davenport
Peter Smith-Kingsley
James Rebhorn
Herbert Greenleaf
Sergio Rubini
Inspector Roverini
Philip Baker Hall
Alvin MacCarron
Celia Weston
Aunt Joan
Ivano Marescotti
Col. Verrechia of the ''carabinieri''

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All Titles

The Talented Mr. Ripley
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

  Bultan rated The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) with 7.0 stars / 29.12.2014



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