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American Splendor

2003 Rated R 1hr 41m

Paul Giamatti stars as Harvey Pekar, a working-class file clerk who found an outlet for his creativity by chronicling the minutia of his life in Cleveland, Ohio, in a comic book series called American Splendor.

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Movie Details

2003 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama
2004 Independent Spirit Awards®
2004 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
2004 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; scene access; interactive menus; director's commentary; DVD ROM features; easter eggs; music only track; screen saver, trailer.