A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

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Drama, Biography
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Marielle Heller
Written by
Chris Cooper, Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Susan Kelechi Watson, Enrico Colantoni, Wendy Makkena, Tammy Blanchard, Sakina Jaffrey, Maddie Corman
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107 minutes
sfx supervisor:
David Entin
Peter Saraf , Marc Turtletaub , Youree Henley , Leah Holzer
production company:
Big Beach Films , Tencent Pictures , TriStar Pictures
TriStar Pictures
assistant director:
Tomas Deckaj , Steve Parys
Jody Lee Lipes


The film is inspired by a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and award-winning journalist Tom Junod. In the story, a cynical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed.

The script first made the Hollywood Black List in 2013. Tom Hanks signed on to star in the film in early 2018.

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood trailer