Peter Weir directed this comedy-drama, a commentary on all-pervasive media manipulation. Scripted by Andrew M. Niccol (Gattaca), the film plays like a combination of the British TV series The Prisoner... read more
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release Date: June 5, 1998
DVD Release Date: January 26, 1999
Stats: 25,620 reviews
Flixster Reviews (25,620)
June 29, 2008
One of the few times i could stand Jim Carrey. This movie was much better than i expected considering my dislike for Carrey
December 29, 2012
Peter Weir's The Truman Show was a film so ahead of it's time when it came out back in the late nineties. It's ideas about reality television and how it could turned out somewhere near future were right on a spot and ironically today we have television shows like Big Brother whic...
August 22, 2012
This is the new way of comedy movie should be and I must say that I'm impressed with the idea of this movie about making someone's life is a 24-hour nonstop TV show is a brilliant idea.. Andrew Niccol wrote a great screenplay while Peter Weir makes the movie wrapped amazingly.. A...
July 6, 2012fb733768972
One of the most original ideas I have ever seen on screen. As Truman, a man with the perfect life that he never wanted, is being followed by thousands of cameras an being broadcasted worldwide n a 24 hour reality television show, he starts to realize that everything in his life j...
May 5, 2012
It's a bleak movie, yeah, in the sense your realize the follies of modern society, yes, but it deserves praise bringing into light the realities of our folly existence as a human society, it is funny, it is thoughtful, it is sad, and it is a great film that might just change the ...
March 8, 2012
Although this movie has a message that goes against my beliefs, "The Truman Show" is a provocative, well-made, and thought-provoking film. Everything is meticulously put together. Still gonna hafta go against the message, but as a movie, it's phenomenal.
February 20, 2012
There's nothing quite like The Truman Show. Its a comedy drama that provides terror as well as undeniable tension, with a sort of Spielberg set up and neither distract you from the fact the plot is ridiculous, simple but absolutely genius. Arguably Jim's best dramatic role.
February 10, 2012
I wouldn‚(TM)t say Jim Carrey is a great actor, and I wouldn‚(TM)t say I‚(TM)m all too fond of him, either. He is a comedian that has his upsides (i.e. DUMB AND DUMBER, BRUCE ALMIGHTY) as well as his downsides (i.e. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, LIAR LIAR). It was odd but rat...
December 22, 2011
The Truman Show is a very different film from what Jim Carrey usually does. This is a very good film, and is one of the best performances by Jim Carrey. The Truman Show is different, and it's one of the many things that make this film good. The Truman Show is a comedy drama film ...
November 28, 2011
Peter Weir's instant classic about a man living his life in front of TV cameras (unbeknownst to him) includes nothing less than Jim Carrey's strongest performance to date. While he manages to squeeze some of his typical humor into the rather serious film, he's also outstanding in...
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