Inventing the Abbotts
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1997
Director: Pat O'Connor
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-012153
Running time: 1:47 (107 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: March 13, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#799)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 09, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 7 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
In this classic coming-of-age tale, forbidden love and impossible dreams intertwine when the handsome working class Holt brothers are drawn to the beautiful and wealthy Abbott sisters. With an all-star cast including Liv Tyler (Armageddon), Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator) and Billy Grudup (Almost Famous), "INVENTING THE ABBOTTS" is a "fiercely told story" (Time Magazine) of hidden desires and romantic possibilities.
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Genres
Drama
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Fox 2000 Pictures
 • Imagine Entertainment
 • Twentieth Century Fox
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Pat O'Connor....Director
Writing
Sue Miller....Original Material By
Ken Hixon....Screenwriter
Production
Karen Kehela....Executive Producer
Jack Cummins....Executive Producer
Ron Howard....Producer
Brian Grazer....Producer
Janet Meyers....Producer
Cinematography
Kenneth MacMillan....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ray Lovejoy....Film Editor
Music
Michael Kamen....Composer
Sound
John Patrick Pritchett....Production Sound Mixer
Don Sharpe....Supervising Sound Editor
Jim Bolt....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
B. Tennyson Sebastian III....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Frank Morrone....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Carter....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tony Cleal....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Rocky Phelan....Sound Editor
Art
Aggie Guerard Rodgers....Costume Designer
Gary Frutkoff....Production Designer
William V. Ryder....Art Director
Julie Hewett....Make-up Artist
Mindy Hall....Make-up Artist
Charlene Ostermann....Make-up Artist
Cast
Joaquin Phoenix....Doug Holt
Billy Crudup....Jacey Holt
Will Patton....Lloyd Abbott
Kathy Baker....Helen Holt
Jennifer Connelly....Eleanor Abbott
Michael Sutton....Steve
Liv Tyler....Pamela Abbott
Joanna Going....Alice Abbott
Barbara Williams....Joan Abbott
Alessandro Nivola....Peter Vanlaningham
Nicole M. Vassallo....Giggling Girl #1
Amanda Sherman....Giggling Girl #2
Shawn Hatosy....Victor
Garrett M. Brown....Webb Crosby
Julie Benz....Co-ed
Zoe McLellan....Sandy
David Frazier....Ted
Margaret Ash....Store Clerk
Clive Rosengren....Principal
Susan Barnes....Mrs. Porter
Andrea Post....Waitress
Jack Cummins....Funeral Director
David Heckendorn....Pre-Record Singer
Michael Keaton....Narrator (uncredited)
Sean St. Heart....Mike (uncredited)