Truman Show, The

Lists: Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows--including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life."

Overall Ranking: 181 (Rank from 1998: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 77.78%
Regular 22.22%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Dave Examines Movies97(full review)
David Baruffi97
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews90(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Rob from GuysFilmQuest87Comedy: 6
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Words of WisTIM87(full review)
Mesh The Movie Freak85(full review)
Warning Sign80(full review)
Jay of Life Vs Film80(full review)

People Involved

  • Jim Carrey (Truman Burbank)
  • Laura Linney (Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill)
  • Noah Emmerich (Marlon)
  • Natascha McElhone (Lauren / Sylvia)
  • Ed Harris (Christof)
  • Holland Taylor (Trumans Mother)
  • Brian Delate (Trumans Father)
  • Blair Slater (Young Truman)
  • Heidi Schanz (Vivien)
  • Ron Taylor (Ron)
  • Don Taylor (Don)
  • Ted Raymond (Spencer)
  • Judy Clayton (Travel Agent)
  • Peter Krause (Lawrence)
  • O-Lan Jones (Bar Waitress)
  • Krista Lynn Landolfi (Bar Waitress)
  • Terry Camilleri (Man in Bathtub)
  • Yuji Okumoto (Japanese Family)
  • Una Damon (Chloe)
  • Peter Weir (Director)