A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Directed byMarielle Heller
Produced by
Written by
Based on"Can You Say... Hero?"
by Tom Junod
Starring
Music byNate Heller
CinematographyJody Lee Lipes
Edited byAnne McCabe
Production
company
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • September 7, 2019 (2019-09-07) (TIFF)
  • November 22, 2019 (2019-11-22) (United States)
Running time
107 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$25 million[3]
Box office$4.5 million[4]

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a 2019 American biographical drama movie, directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The movie stars Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers with Matthew Rhys as Tom Junod. Other stars include Susan Kelechi Watson and Chris Cooper.

The movie is about depressed journalist Tom Junod accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile on Fred Rogers and Junod's views on life changed after his encounter with Mister Rogers.[5]

Filming began in September 2018 in Pittsburgh.[6] It was released on November 22, 2019 by TriStar Pictures.[7] For his role as Mr. Rogers, Hanks was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA Award.

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Tom Hanks (left) played Fred Rogers (right) in the movie

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  1. Davis, Rebecca (18 June 2019). "Tencent Pictures' Lineup Is a Mix of Hollywood Content and Chinese Propaganda". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  2. "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  3. JOANNE KLIMOVICH HARROP (September 7, 2019). "'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' almost wasn't filmed in Pittsburgh". Tribune-Review.
  4. "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  5. "Emmy-Winning Sound Mixer Dies After Fall on Set of Tom Hanks' Mr. Rogers Biopic". Variety. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  6. Bauder, Bob (September 14, 2018). "Pittsburgh turns into NYC for filming of Tom Hanks' Mr. Rogers film". TribLIVE.com. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  7. Busch, Anita (May 10, 2018). "'Bad Boys For Life,' Tom Hanks' Starrer 'You Are My Friend' Get Release Dates From Sony". Deadline. Retrieved July 17, 2018.

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