PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Instead of his then-standard $20 million paycheck, Jim Carrey accepted $12 million for his dramatic acting services.
We've become bored with watching actors give us phony emotions. We are tired of pyrotechnics and special effects. While the world he inhabits is, in some respects, counterfeit, there's nothing fake about Truman himself. No scripts, no cue cards. It ...
The film appears to be set around 1950-60s, yet in the travel agency there is (1990s) computer. The film is set in an "alternate universe" that's centered around Truman - it may contain elements from both eras.
Opening credits are for the "real" Truman Show, with lines like "starring Truman Burbank as himself" and "created and directed by Christof".
$31,542,121 (USA) (7 June 1998)
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