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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: Sony Pictures
Age rating: Parental guidance
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: January 31 2020

United States: November 22 2019


Ranking: 101 out of 16,014 movies (up 43)


7.4 by 5 users

8.5 by 5 media


'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is a biopic based on the real life experiences of the American children's TV host Fred McFeely Rogers, more commonly known as Fred Rogers or Mr. Rogers. Rogers, who hosted the television show 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' from 1968 to 2001, is played by Tom Hanks. In its 108 minutes, the feature film revolves around the true-life friendship between the famous presenter and Lloyd Vogel (based on the journalist Tom Junod and played by Matthew Rhys), the award-winning journalist of Esquire magazine, watching as the cynical journalist, who reluctantly accepts the task of writing a biography about the iconic children's TV presenter, slowly begins to change his perspective on life and the people that are important to him. At the beginning of the story, Lloyd is a work-addict with a new-born son and a father who has just come back into his life after abandoning him and his mother twenty years prior. Though Lloyd is initially cynical about the article, his meeting with Rogers, an influential cultural figure known for his lessons on morality and ethics, will change his life. Last year, a documentary about the presenter's life was released, leading to his impact spreading beyond the bounds of North America, anybody knew Fred Rogers. With 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood', director Marielle Heller tries to bring this important figure to life. Hide full plot... Show full plot


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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



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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.