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About the Movie

While researching for his book In Cold Blood, Truman Capote develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers. Philip Seymour Hoffman's jaw-dropping performance in the title role earned him a well-deserved Oscar.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 189
  • Fresh: 170
  • Rotten: 19
  • Average Rating: 8.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Capote is a cool and polished hall of mirrors reflecting the ways in which Truman Capote came to write (and be written by) In Cold Blood. – J. Hoberman, Village Voice, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: The genius of the film, besides Hoffman's stunning performance, is that it knows exactly how much is enough. It never overplays, lingers or punches up. – Stephen Hunter, Washington Post, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: Skillfully and economically put together. – Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: It's a fully realized look at a time and place as well as a riveting study of career obsessions warring with a sense of justice. – Bruce Westbrook, Houston Chronicle, Oct 29, 2005

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Customer Reviews

PHS's breathtaking performance.

It's amazing how this guy gets into the character, it's as if he doesn't judge or hesitate when acting any character. I'd do anything to see his point of view when he's acting, or what he's thinking/practicing when doing a character. I'm only 18 years old, I'm so fasinated by this movie. It's ridiculous when kids my age are into this Miley girl, Britney music, & teen movies which has no point value. I wish they could all take some things seriously & start watching these kinds of films.


biographical portion of capote's life during the early 1060's <so not to spoil anything>... acting is off the charts, the story line -though true- keeps u completely entangled. really remarkable time for author's in hollywood.

flawless acting. i agree it is among the best films of the past few years.

great perfectionistic piece of movie making artistry. intelligent, captivating and didactic. still feels like something is missing from the story. i think the acting upstages the script. but it is hard to justify any criticism at all of this brilliant movie.

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2005

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