Universal Pictures | Release Date: November 13, 1998
Summary: Bill Parrish (Hopkins) has it all -- success, wealth, and power. Days before his 65th birthday he receives a visit from a mysterious stranger, Joe Black (Pitt), who soon reveals himself as Death. In exchange for extra time, Bill agrees to serve as Joe's earthly guide. But will he regret his choice when Joe unexpectedly falls in love with Bill's beautiful daughter Susan (Forlani). (Universal Studios)
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Runtime: 178 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, some sexuality and brief strong language.
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jun 3, 2003
Director Credit
Martin Brest Director
Writer Credit
Alberto Casella Play "Death Takes A Holiday" (Inspiration)
Bo Goldman Screenplay
Gladys Lehman Earlier Screenplay (Inspiration)
Jeff Reno Screenplay
Kevin Wade Screenplay
Maxwell Anderson Earlier Screenplay (Inspiration)
Ron Osborn Screenplay
Walter Ferris Play Adaptation (Inspiration)
Principal Cast Credit
Anthony Hopkins William Parrish
Brad Pitt Joe Black/Young Man In Coffee Shop
Cast Credit
Claire Forlani Susan Parrish
David S. Howard Eddie Sloane
Diane Kagan Jennifer
Gene Canfield Construction Foreman
Jahnni St. John Jamaican Woman's Daughter
Jake Weber Drew
Jeffrey Tambor Quince
June Squibb Helen
Lois Kelly-Miller Jamaican Woman
Marcia Gay Harden Allison
MaryLouise Burke Lillian
Richard Clarke Butler
Suzanne Hevner Florist
Producer Credit
Celia D. Costas Associate Producer
David J. Wally Co-Producer
Martin Brest Producer
Ronald L. Schwary Executive Producer