The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley

  • Director: Anthony Minghella
  • Writer: Patricia Highsmith,Anthony Minghella
  • Countries of origin: United States
  • Language: English, Italian
  • Release date: December 25, 1999
  • Runtime: 2h 19min
  • Sound mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85 : 1
  • Also known as: The Strange Mr. Ripley
  • "The Talented Mr. Ripley" is a noir crime film directed by Anthony Minghella CBE and starring Matt Damon , Gwyneth Paltrow , Jude Law , Catherine Elise Blanchett , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Jack Davenport , Philip Baker Hall, etc. The film was released in the United States on December 25, 1999.
    The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by the female writer Mary Patricia Plangman . It tells that Ripley was commissioned by a wealthy businessman to go to Italy to persuade the rich businessman’s son Dicky to return to the United States, but he yearned for Dicky’s life, driven by desire. He lost his mind and killed Dickie and stole the story of Dickie's life. 


    • Release date December 25, 1999
    • Filming locations Positano, Salerno, Campania, Italy
    • Production companies Miramax, Paramount Pictures, Mirage Enterprises

    Box office


    $40,000,000 (estimated)

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    • By Micheal 2022-04-23 07:01:27

      A dark story with a unique taste of warm yellow tones

      First of all, I have to say that Jude Law was really too handsome when he was young, and he superbly showed the ruffian of the rich second generation. Although it is a simple plot, it grasps the rhythm very well. The film makes good use of voiceovers to advance the plot. The best use is when Ripley is crying and killing Pete, which is too tasteful. In addition, this film has a suspenseful color, the most classic suspense setting method: when will the murder be discovered, and when will it be...

    • By Libbie 2022-04-23 07:01:27

      As for why Peter was brutally killed in the end, it was too cruel! I'm really in a mood! ! !

      Peter and Ripley are gay, they can't be known to Rogie when they are together, because it was ruled out that Ripley was gay, Rogie came with his family, and he wanted to lie, so he could only kill Phi Dee sadly. , didn't you find him crying when he lay on top of him and listened to his words that moved me too (the words he said were carefully worded!)? His expression was blank as he returned to the other room to sit. As if there was only an empty shell left. He's completely locked in a dark...

    • By Kailyn 2022-04-23 07:01:27

      Behind the scenes of the film <Excerpt from Encyclopedia & Movie Network> In 2000, it was still an era of discrimination against homosexuality, no wonder it was all nominated!

      · "The Genius Ripley" is based on Patricia Highsmith's 1955 novel of the same name, the first in a series of Ripley novels. Anthony Minghella developed a keen interest in the novel "The Genius Ripley" after completing the award-winning classic business card "The English Patient", and he believes that the story of an ordinary young man impersonating a rich man will make a good movie.
      Producers William Holberg and Tom Sternberg took up to 7 years to obtain the rights to...

    • By Kianna 2022-04-23 07:01:27

      if we could go back in time

      "If I could go back in time, if I could do it all over again, I would choose to start with myself, start with borrowing a coat."
      When we finished watching the movie with Pitt's pain and Ripley's sobbing, we went back to When we look back at Ripley's monologue at the beginning of the film, it is not difficult to see that Ripley is not a complete bad guy. His blackening process and desire expansion process are caused by the temptation to escalate a little bit. result. From borrowing a coat...

    • By Durward 2022-04-23 07:01:27

      The dark side of human nature

      Tom ends up saying, "I'll never get out right, I'll be stuck in a dark basement forever?" Maggie says, "I don't think Tom Ripley will ever get into trouble" Peter says: " Tom Ripley can never be insignificant" Yes, Tom Ripley's purpose in life has been achieved. He got a great fortune, slept with Peter, played Gredio's mate in front of people, and no one knew what the truth was. The truth is forever locked in the dark basement, rotting and stinking like the corpses of Dick and Freddy. Sadly,...

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    • By Maximillian 2023-03-18 05:31:34

      Whatever you do, however terrible, however hurtful, it all makes sense in your head. you've never met someone who thinks they are a bad...

    • By Carmel 2023-02-14 18:52:34

      No matter what you do, you will give yourself a reasonable excuse. Who would consider themselves a bad person? You can keep the past in the basement, lock the door, and never think about it, I do. Until you meet your sweetheart, you just want to give him the key and let him unlock the lock and walk into your heart. But you can't, because your heart is too dark, you hide your inner demons, and you don't want people to see your...

    • By Izaiah 2022-12-26 11:14:18

      ........All kinds of heartache! ! ! ! ! Although I know that this product will be a cup... I want to close the video several times in the middle.... I still hope that Ripley can be happy forever! ! ! !...

    • By Roel 2022-12-17 11:15:40

      Depressed and speechless~ Ripley, I understand your low self-esteem and innate sense of weakness, your love is so strong that you hate it, so it's also reasonable, when you go the wrong way to cover up the truth, you I found that Pete loves everything about you, and he captured your beauty~ I copied the life of the person I loved but lost the sight of turning around~ Cass is violent, Jude Law is so handsome and savage~ I feel infinitely sad, dedicated To every humble...

    • By Amelie 2022-10-21 14:53:30

      [8 points] The viewing time was 2000. The plot of the movie is dark enough, and for such a crime-themed movie, as long as justice does not defeat evil in the end, but the criminal escapes with impunity, I am habitually willing to give extra points. It's long past the fairy tale age. The princess married the prince, but she didn't live a happy life ever since. It was the prince who then killed his father-in-law, locked the princess in the Tower of London, and was drunk to death, singing with a...

    Movie plot

    American young man Tom Ripley ( Matt Damon ) has a unique talent, can imitate the handwriting and voice of others, and is good at disguising. Ripley has always yearned to live a young and carefree idyllic life in the sunny, blue water and blue sky of Italy. And this is what Dickie Greenleaf ( Jude Law ) has.
    By chance, Dickie's father, a wealthy shipbuilder, asked Ripley to bring his stray son back to the United States. When he arrived...
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    Background creation

    "Genius Ripley" is adapted from the novel of the same name published by Patricia Highsmith in 1955. The book is the first in a series of Ripley's novels. After completing the award-winning classic business card "The British Patient", Anthony Minghella became interested in the novel "Genius Ripley". He believed that the story of an ordinary young man imposting a rich man would make a good movie.
    The producers William Holberg and Tom...
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    Evaluation action

    As soon as "Genius Ripley" came up, people could not help but keep up with Ripley's own thoughts, greed and fear. ( Comment by Dazhong Daily   )
    In this film, the director Anthony Minghella accurately conveys the theme of the original novel that "a lonely and helpless person is trying to change himself and step into another social class in the context of the prevailing existentialism and jazz music" and The novel focuses on rendering...
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    Movie quotes

    • Marge Sherwood: [about Tom Ripley] I like him.

      Dickie Greenleaf: Marge, you like everybody.

      Tom Ripley: [Imitating in Marge's voice] I like him.

      [Imitating in Dickie's voice]

      Tom Ripley: Marge, you like everybody.

    • Peter: Can you imagine, though, if he did kill Freddie, what that must be like? Just to wake up every morning. I mean, how can you? Just wake up and be a person? Drink your coffee?

      Tom Ripley: Well, whatever you do, however terrible, however hurtful, it all makes sense, doesn't it, in your head? You never meet anybody who thinks they're a bad person

      Peter: Well maybe, but you're still tormented. You must be. You've killed someone.

      Tom Ripley: Don't you just take the past and put it in a room in the basement, and lock the door and never go in there? That's what I do.

      Peter: God, Yes. But, of course, in my case, it's probably a whole building.

      Tom Ripley: And then you meet someone special and all you want to do is toss them the key. Say "Open up. Step inside." But you can't, because it's dark, and there are demons. And if anybody saw how ugly it is...

      Peter: Now that's the music talking.

      Tom Ripley: I keep wanting to do that, Fling the door open. Just let the light in, clean everything out. If I could take a giant eraser and rub out everything, starting with myself. The thing is, Peter, if... if... , No.

      Peter: No key, huh?

    • Alvin MacCarron: I don't care for BS. I don't care to hear it, I don't care to speak it.