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Based on the novel by author Jonathan Safran Foer, director Stephen Daldry's post-9/11 drama follows the journey of a nine-year-old boy as he attempts to solve a family mystery. Two years after his father is killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks, the curious boy discovers a mysterious key hidden in a household vase and begins an exhaustive search for the matching lock. Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 25, 2011


Awarded by
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Max von Sydow Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scott Rudin Best Picture 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Stephen Daldry Best Director 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Eric Roth Best Adapted Screenplay 2011 Nominee


Tom Hanks
as Thomas Schell
Sandra Bullock
as Linda Schell
Zoe Caldwell
as Oskar's Grandmother
Paul Klementowicz
as Homeless Man
John Goodman
as Stan the Doorman
Max von Sydow
as The Renter
Viola Davis
as Abby Black
Jeffrey Wright
as William Black
Hazelle Goodman
as Hazelle Black
Bernadette Drayton
as Prayer Group Woman
David Latham
as Prayer Group Man
Marty Krzywonos
as Piano Man
Jim Norton
as Old Mr. Black
Carmen M. Herlihy
as Denise Black
Diane Cheng
as Fong Black
Gregory Korostishevsky
as Boris Black
Adrian Martinez
as Hector Black
Gustavo Brens
as Richard Black
Brooke Bloom
as Astrid Black
Rene Ojeda
as Ramos Black
Madison Arnold
as Alan Black
Bryse Gregory
as Deli Customer #2
William Youmans
as Bartender
Kit Flanagan
as Cassidy Black
Ray Iannicelli
as Baz Black
Malachi Weir
as Malachi Black
Sam Kaufman
as Minch
Stephen Kunken
as Teacher
Eva Kaminsky
as Security Guard
Kate Levy
as Woman at Estate Sale
Stephanie Kurtzuba
as Elaine Black
Catherine Curtin
as Leigh-Anne Black
Lola Pashalinski
as Mona Black


Stephen Daldry
Scott Rudin
Eric Roth
Chris Menges
Alexandre Desplat
Composer (Music Score)
Claire Simpson
Peter Rogness
Art Director
Marieke Spencer
Associate Producer
Mark Roybal
Executive Producer
Celia Costas
Executive Producer
Nora Skinner
Executive Producer
Ann Roth
Costume Designer
Mark Hawker
Special Effects
Danny Michael
Sound Mixer
Ellen Lewis
Mele Nagler
Amy Lauritsen
Second Assistant Director
Skip Lievsay
Supervising Sound Editor
Skip Lievsay
Re-Recording Mixer
Wade Eastwood
Stunts Coordinator
Jennifer Lane
Post Production Supervisor
Heather Gross
Sound Effects Editor
Paul Urmson
Re-Recording Mixer
Dominique Lemonnier
Music Producer
Nic Ratner
Music Editor
Alexandre Desplat
Deb Dyer
Unit Production Manager
Steve Kirshoff
Special Effects Supervisor
Gerard McCann
Music Editor
Pamela Westmore
Thomas Place
Stunts Coordinator
Francois Duhamel
Still Photographer
Michelle Matland
Assistant Costume Designer
Jay Rabinowitz
Additional Editing
Blake Leyh
Supervising Sound Editor
Ivana Primorac
Ivana Primorac
Hair Designer
Louise McCarthy
Makeup Supervisor
Blaise Corrigan
Stunts Coordinator