Notting Hill (film)

Notting Hill is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Roger Michell. The screenplay was written by Richard Curtis, and the film was produced by Duncan Kenworthy. The film stars Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, with Rhys Ifans, Emma Chambers, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee, and Hugh Bonneville in supporting roles. The story is of a romance between a London bookseller (Grant) and a famous American actress (Roberts) who happens to walk into his shop.

Notting Hill
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRoger Michell
Written byRichard Curtis
Produced byDuncan Kenworthy
CinematographyMichael Coulter
Edited byNick Moore
Music byTrevor Jones
Distributed by
Release dates
  • 21 May 1999 (1999-05-21) (United Kingdom)
  • 28 May 1999 (1999-05-28) (United States)
Running time
124 minutes
  • United Kingdom[1]
  • United States[1]
Budget$42 million
Box office$363.8 million

Released on 21 May 1999, Notting Hill was well-received by critics and became the highest-grossing British film of all time. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, with Roberts and Grant also receiving nominations for their performances. The film also earned two BAFTA nominations. It also won a British Comedy Award and a Brit Award for the soundtrack.

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