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Pleasantville

20 Ratings: 2.7
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Pleasantville    Theatrical poster Directed by Gary Ross Produced by Steven Soderbergh,   Gary Ross,   Jon Kilik   Bob Degus Written by Gary Ross Starring Tobey Maguire   Joan Allen   Reese … see full wiki

Director: Gary Ross
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 23, 1998
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Pleasantville
review by . May 02, 2011
Pleasantville is truly an interesting movie. It deftly blends comedy, fantasy, and drama and it features strong performances from everyone involved. It also has stellar production values and an original and creative story at a time when they were becoming somewhat hard to come by, which the RT consensus says impressed critics. Well, it impressed me to. Pleasantville also has a wonderful powerful message that as treasured as those beliefs were back in the 1950's, they were based on lies and …
Quick Tip by . August 19, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
William H. Macy just transformed into Jeff Daniels on a parkbench. #wtfville
review by . April 29, 2009
I was pleasantly surprised by this relatively unknown film that has themes of racism, McCarthyism and definately pokes fun at the sterile comedies of the 50's like Leave it to Beaver. Both Toby McGuire and Reese Weatherspoon are excellent as twins who are transported to the world of a 50's comedy (Pleasantville) that they were watching and had a fight over the tv remote.     The world is in black and white and the people are always happy. As Witherspoon and McGuire make changes, …
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