R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Matt Damon lost 30 pounds for his role in the movie.
If I could just go back... if I could rub everything out... starting with myself.
When Ripley and MacCarron are on the balcony in Venice, a 1998 Car Ferrying Motorboat can be seen in the canal.
The opening title uses all the adjectives of the complete title before cutting to the final "The Talented Mr. Ripley".
$12,738,237 (USA) (26 December 1999)