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Inventing the Abbotts
Inventing the Abbotts
Directed By Pat O'Connor
Screenplay By Ken Hixon
Cast Joaquin Phoenix, Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly, Billy Crudup
Produced By Brian Grazer, Ron Howard
Film Editing By Ray Lovejoy
Cinematography By Kenneth MacMillan
Music By Michael Kamen

Imagine Entertainment, 20th Century Fox


United States



Release Date

April 4, 1997


110 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

20th Century Fox

Gross $5,936,344
Based on Inventing the Abbotts by Sue Miller


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  • Joaquin Phoenix as Doug Holt
  • Billy Crudup as Jacey Holt
  • Liv Tyler as Pamela Abbott
  • Jennifer Connelly as Eleanor Abbott
  • Will Patton as Lloyd Abbott
  • Kathy Baker as Helen Holt
  • Joanna Going as Alice Abbott
  • Barbara Williams as Joan Abbott
  • Alessandro Nivola as Peter Vanlaningham
  • Michael Keaton as Narrator/Older Doug



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