One Hour Photo

Lists: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their family. When "Uncle" Sy's picture-perfect fantasy collides with an ugly dose of reality, what happens next "has the spine-tingling elements of the best psychological thrillers!""

Overall Ranking: 1565 (Rank from 2002: # 31)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi88
Rob from GuysFilmQuest73Comedy: 2
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 4
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews65(full review)
Dan O'Neill55(full review)

People Involved

  • Robin Williams (Seymour Parrish)
  • Connie Nielsen (Nina Yorkin)
  • Michael Vartan (Will Yorkin)
  • Dylan Smith (Jake Yorkin)
  • Erin Daniels (Maya Burson)
  • Eriq La Salle (Det. James Van Der Zee)
  • Gary Cole (Bill Owens)
  • Paul Hansen Kim (Yoshi Araki)
  • Jeffrey Ford (Director)