Lists: Drama, Biopic, Crime / Heist, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Capote is the biographical film about writer Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book In Cold Blood. Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Capote."

Overall Ranking: 1148 (Rank from 2005: # 23)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 37.5%
Regular 37.5%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Patrick Devitt90
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Jim Carrier76 - Brilliant acting job by Phillip Seymour Hoffman playing Truman Capote. It's not an easy part to play, Hoffman WAS Capote. His ability to be Capote made the film worth watching.
Brandon H70
Gorgon Reviews61
Jay of Life Vs Film50(full review)

People Involved

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Truman Capote)
  • Allie Mickelson (Laura Kinney)
  • Craig Archibald (Christopher)
  • Bronwen Coleman (Barbara)
  • Kate Shindle (Rose)
  • David Wilson Barnes (Grayson)
  • Michael J. Burg (Williams)
  • Catherine Keener (Harper Lee)
  • Kwesi Ameyaw (Porter)
  • Andrew Farago (Car Rental Agent)
  • Kelci Stephenson (Nancy Clutter)
  • Chris Cooper (Alvin Dewey)
  • Clifton Collins Jr. (Perry Smith)
  • Mark Pellegrino (Dick Hickock)
  • Bennett Miller (Director)