Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.
Thriller, Crime, Drama
United States of America
Matt Damon (Tom Ripley), Gwyneth Paltrow (Marge Sherwood), Jude Law (Dickie Greenleaf), Cate Blanchett (Meredith Logue), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Freddie Miles), Jack Davenport (Peter Smith-Kingsley), James Rebhorn (Herbert Greenleaf) more..., Sergio Rubini (Inspector Roverini), Philip Baker Hall (Alvin MacCarron), Celia Weston (Aunt Joan), Fiorello (Fausto), Stefania Rocca (Silvana), Ivano Marescotti (Colonnello Verrecchia), Anna Longhi (Signora Buffi), Alessandro Fabrizi (Sergeant Baggio), Lisa Eichhorn (Emily Greenleaf), Gretchen Egolf (Fran), Jack Willis (Greenleaf Chaffeur), Frederick Alexander Bosche (Fran's Boyfriend), Dario Bergesio (Police Officer), Larry Kaplan (Uncle Ted), Claire Hardwick (Gucci Assistant), Antonio Prester (American Express Clerk), Lorenzo Mancuso (Bus Driver), Onofrio Mancuso (Priest), Massimo Reale (Immigration Officer), Emanuele Carucci Viterbi (American Express Clerk), Caterina Deregibus (Dahlia), Silvana Bosi (Ermelinda), Gianfranco Barra (Desk Manager Aldo), Renato Scarpa (Tailor), Deirdre Lovejoy (Fighting Neighbor), Brian Tarantina (Fighting Neighbor), Guy Barker (Trumpet (Napoli Jazz Septet)), Bernardo Sassetti (Piano (Napoli Jazz Septet)), Perico Sambeat (Alto Sax (Napoli Jazz Septet)), Gene Calderazzo (Drums (Napoli Jazz Septet) mer), Joseph Lepore (Double Bass (Napoli Jazz Septet)), Rosario Giuliuni (Tenor Sax (Napoli Jazz Septet)), Eddy Palerno (Electric Guitar (Napoli Jazz Septet)) and others.
Anthony Minghella (Screenplay), William Horberg (Producer), Tom Sternberg (Producer), Gabriel Yared (Original Music Composer), John Seale (Director of Photography), Walter Murch (Editor), David Rubin (Casting) more..., Roy Walker (Production Design), Stefano Maria Ortolani (Art Direction), Bruno Cesari (Set Decoration), Ann Roth (Costume Design), Alessandra Sampaolo (Makeup Artist), Elisabetta De Leonardis (Hairstylist), Pat Jackson (Supervising Sound Editor), Kyrsten Mate (Sound Effects Editor), Sam Conway (Special Effects Coordinator), Dennis Lowe (Visual Effects Supervisor), Franco Maria Salamon (Stunt Coordinator), Claudio Pacifico (Stunts), Gary Jones (Costume Design), Patricia Highsmith (Novel), Steve E. Andrews (Associate Producer), Alessandro von Norman (Line Producer), Paul Zaentz (Co-Producer), Sydney Pollack (Executive Producer), Lynn Kamern (Unit Production Manager), Graham Walker (Music Supervisor), Dianne Dreyer (Script Supervisor), Phil Bray (Still Photographer), Larry Kaplan (Unit Publicist), Tim Monich (Dialect Coach), Ivan Sharrock (Sound Mixer), John Fenner (Supervising Art Director), Alessandro Alberti (Assistant Art Director), Tony Wright (Storyboard), Sabina Lepri (Art Department Assistant), Ronna Kress (Casting Associate), Shaila Rubin (Casting), Sarah Beardsall (Casting), Fabrizio Sforza (Makeup Effects) and others.
Timnick Films, Paramount, Miramax, Mirage Enterprises
** spoiler alert ** Tom killes Freddie and needs to get rid of his body.
The terrace café where Ripley arranges for Meredith, Marge and Peter Smith-Kingsley to meet up.
Tom tells Marge to go to Dickie.
Tom and Meredith on the way from the theatre, where he meets Marge.
Freddie arrives in his red Alfa Romeo in front of a bar in Rome.
Tom drives with Marge on the Vespa.