Barney's Version

Movie information

First he got married. Then he hot married again. Then he met the love of his life. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for language and some sexual content.
Released on:
January 14, 2011 (NY, LA)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
December 17, 2010

Production Companies:
Serendipity Point Films, Fandango Films, The Harold Greenberg Fund
Sony Classics

Status: Released

Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Minnie Driver, Rosamund Pike, Scott Speedman, Bruce Greenwood, Rachelle Lefevre, Macha Grenon, Mark Addy, Maury Chaykin, Saul Rubinek, Jake Hoffman, Anna Hopkins, Cle Bennett, Harvey Atkin

Director: Richard J. Lewis

Screenwriter: Michael Konyves
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama
About the film:
Take a ride through the life and memories of Barney Panofsky, a hard-drinking, cigar-smoking, foulmouthed 65-year old hockey fanatic and television producer, as he reflects on his life's successes and (numerous) gaffes and failures as the final chapters of his own existence come sharply into focus.
Rated R for language and some sexual content.

Project Timeline:
Sep. 8, 2010: Distributor: Sony Classics
Sep. 29, 2010: Release Date: December 17, 2010
Box Office: Opening weekend: $65,241 (4 theaters) | Domestic Total: $4.44 mil.
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Related links:
  • Barney's Version - The Novel

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