Meet Joe Black
Ultimate Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1998
Director: Martin Brest
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 025192-127625
Running time: 3:00 (180 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: July 17, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#929)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 11, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
Bill Parrish (ANTHONY HOPKINS) has it all — success, wealth and power. Days before his 65th birthday he receives a visit from a mysterious stranger, Joe Black (BRAD 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 (CLAIRE FORLANI).
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • City Light Films
Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  DTS 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Disc 2: 'Death Takes a Holiday' Feature Film
Crew
Direction
Martin Brest....Director
Writing
Ron Osborn....Screenwriter
Jeff Reno....Screenwriter
Kevin Wade....Screenwriter
Bo Goldman....Screenwriter
Alberto Casella....Original Material By
Walter Ferris....Original Material By
Maxwell Anderson....Original Material By
Gladys Lehman....Original Material By
Production
Martin Brest....Producer
Ronald L. Schwary....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joe Hutshing....Film Editor
Michael Tronick....Film Editor
Music
Thomas Newman....Composer
Sound
Danny Michael....Production Sound Mixer
Scott A. Hecker....Supervising Sound Editor
Chris Jenkins....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Ron Bartlett....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mark Smith....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Dante Ferretti....Production Designer
Aude Bronson-Howard....Costume Designer
David C. Robinson....Costume Designer
Robert Guerra....Art Director
Richard Dean....Make-up Artist
Randy Houston Mercer....Make-up Artist
Tricia Heine....Make-up Artist
Lynn Campbell....Make-up Artist
Jean A. Black....Make-up Artist
Special Visual Effects by Industrial Light & Magic
Michael Owens....Visual Effects
Cast
Brad Pitt....Joe Black/Young Man in Coffee Shop
Anthony Hopkins....William Parrish
Claire Forlani....Susan Parrish
Jake Weber....Drew
Marcia Gay Harden....Allison
Jeffrey Tambor....Quince
David S. Howard....Eddie Sloane
Lois Kelly-Miller....Jamaican Woman
Jahnni St. John....Jamaican Woman's Daughter
Richard Clarke....Butler
Marylouise Burke....Lillian
Diane Kagan....Jennifer
June Squibb....Helen
Gene Canfield....Construction Foreman
Suzanne Hevner....Florist
Steve Coats....Electrician
Madeline N. Balmaceda....Madeline
Julie Lund....Drew's Secretary
Boardmembers
Kay Gaffney
Anthony Kane
Joe H. Lamb
Robert C. Lee
Jim McNickle
Hardy Phippen, Jr.
Stephen Adly-Guirgis....Hospital Receptionist
Leo Marks....Party Waiter
Party Guests
Michelle Youell
Gene Leverone
Buddy Joe Hooker....Stunt Coordinator
Stunt Players
Scott Wilder
Bill Anagnos
Nick Brett
Troy Brown
Paul Bucossi
Peter Bucossi
Christopher Cenatiempo
John Cenatiempo
Steve M. Davison
Frank Ferrara
Frank Ferrara, Jr.
Ralph Ferrara
Tony Guida
Greg Harris
Gino Lucci
Steve Mack
Ralph Odum
Michael Russo
Tommy Trama
Steven M. Wooten
Eddie Yansick
Eric Bruno Borgman....Van Winkle Tent Man (uncredited)
Brian Eggleston....Party Guest (uncredited)
Christine Jones....Miriam (uncredited)
Trish McGettrick....Doctor (uncredited)