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Meet Joe Black is an fantasy movie directed by Martin Brest and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani and Jeffrey Tambor and Marcia Gay Harden. The movie was written by Ron Osborn (screenplay), Jeff Reno (screenplay). The film has a $90 million budget with a 178-minute running time. Meet Joe Black currently has a 7.2 IMDb rating, based on 188953 and 43 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG-13.

release date for Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black release date

When does Meet Joe Black come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Meet Joe Black (1998)is November 12, 1998.


When will Meet Joe Black be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Meet Joe Black DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Meet Joe Black budget

How much did Meet Joe Black cost to make?

$90,000,000 budget

The movie cost $90 million to make.

Meet Joe Black movie poster

Meet Joe Black rating

PG-13 Rated

Meet Joe Black is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).


Meet Joe Black reviews

7.2 IMDb 43 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.2 of out 10 IMDb rating and 43 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


Meet Joe Black trailer

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Meet Joe Black plot summary

What is Meet Joe Black about?

When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a “vacation” among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish’s daily agenda and falls in love with the man’s daughter. Yet when Black’s holiday is over, so is Parrish’s life.


Synopsis from IMDb Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide’s daughter.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


Meet Joe Black cast

Who is in Meet Joe Black?

Brad Pitt in Meet Joe Black Brad Pitt as Joe Black
Anthony Hopkins in Meet Joe Black Anthony Hopkins as William Parrish
Claire Forlani in Meet Joe Black Claire Forlani as Susan Parrish
Jeffrey Tambor in Meet Joe Black Jeffrey Tambor as Quince
Marcia Gay Harden in Meet Joe Black Marcia Gay Harden as Allison Parrish

Meet Joe Black box Office

How much did Meet Joe Black make?

$142,940,100 worldwide

The film has made over $143 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


Meet Joe Black details

Theatrical Release Date: November 12, 1998
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $90 million
Box Office: $143 million
Length: 178 minutes
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
Language: English

Meet Joe Black facts


How long is Meet Joe Black?

The movie is 178 minutes long (2 hours and 58 minutes).

What year did Meet Joe Black come out?

The movie is out on November 12, 1998. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Brad Pitt plays as Joe Black.


Who is the director of Meet Joe Black?

Martin Brest directed the movie.


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