The Truman Show

The Truman Show

"The World is Watching"
  • PG
  • 1998
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 8.1  (934,339)
  • 90

Truman Burbank is an insurance salesman who unwittingly goes about his daily routine until discovering that things aren't always what they seem. On his way to work, a radio broadcast is interrupted by the dialogue of two men describing Truman's exact movements on the road. Then he catches a glimpse of what appears to be a stage set inside a neighboring building. He even sees his father, unrecognizable in disheveled hair and beard, who was supposed to be dead from an accident at sea years ago. These events culminate in a desire to discover who he is. His aspiration to leave his current habitat spurs a breakdown, holding his wife hostage and facing many challenges in his adventure to find the truth. He discovers his childhood boat and ventures on what appears to be the open sea until reaching the end, only to discover a wall of painted scenery. He then hears the voice of Cristof, the creator of the 24-hour live TV series, The Truman Show, who offers him the choice of a lifetime.

The Truman Show
The Truman Show (Clean Trailer)
The Truman Show (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 2 min 27 sec

The Truman Show
The Truman Show

Trailer - 2 min 24 sec

Description
Truman Burbank is an insurance salesman who unwittingly goes about his daily routine until discovering that things aren't always what they seem. On his way to work, a radio broadcast is interrupted by the dialogue of two men describing Truman's exact movements on the road. Then he catches a glimpse of what appears to be a stage set inside a neighboring building. He even sees his father, unrecognizable in disheveled hair and beard, who was supposed to be dead from an accident at sea years ago.

These events culminate in a desire to discover who he is. His aspiration to leave his current habitat spurs a breakdown, holding his wife hostage and facing many challenges in his adventure to find the truth. He discovers his childhood boat and ventures on what appears to be the open sea until reaching the end, only to discover a wall of painted scenery. He then hears the voice of Cristof, the creator of the 24-hour live TV series, The Truman Show, who offers him the choice of a lifetime.

The Truman Show is a 1998 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.1 and a MetaScore of 90.

The Truman Show is available to watch free on Pluto TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, FuboTV, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Truman Show for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1998
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (934,339)
  • Metascore
    90