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Year: 2019
Original Title: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Length: 108 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama
Studios: Big Beach Films
Distributor: TriStar Pictures
Age rating: Parental guidance
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: December 06 2019

United States: November 22 2019


Ranking: 2,233 out of 15,626 movies (up 629)


8.5 by 5 media


'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is a biopic based on the life experiences of the American children's tv host Fred McFeely Rogers, most commonly known as Fred Rogers or Mr. Rogers. Rogers, who hosted the tv show 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' from 1968 to 2001, is played by Tom Hanks. In its 108 minutes, the feature film goes around de real friendship between the famous presenter and Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys), the winner journalist of the Esquire magazine; telling how the cynical journalist, who accepts reluctantly the work of writing a biography about the iconic children shows presenter, will see how little by little he transforms his life and familiar relationships perspective. At the beginning of the story, Tom is a work addict man whose son have just born and whose father have just come back into his life after twenty years, but his meeting with Rogers, one of the most important figures of the XX century American culture, known for his ethics and moral lections , will change his life. The year before a documentary about the presenter's life was released and with that was discovered that beyond North America, anybody knew Fred Rogers. So, with this film, Marielle Heller tries to put ourselves near of his important figure. Hide full plot... Show full plot


Cast A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Fred Rogers

Matthew Rhys

Matthew Rhys

Lloyd Vogel

Enrico Colantoni

Enrico Colantoni

Bill Isler

Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper

Jerry Vogel


Trivia A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Emmy-Award winner Jim Emswiller fell from a balcony around 7.30pm October 12th 2018 during a break in filming in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, authorities say. The 61-year-old Pittsburgh man died later at a hospital. Emswiller was involved in the sound production of the film. Mount Lebanon police say Emswiller fell over a brick wall on the balcony at an apartment building. In a scene in the feature film, 'The Burbs' (1989), Tom Hanks's character, Ray Peterson is watching a television episode of 'MisteRogers' Neighborhood' (1968). Thirty years later, Tom Hanks would go on to portray Fred Rogers in this feature film. Fred Rogers' widow, Joanne Rogers, has stated that Tom Hanks is the perfect actor to play her late husband.