Set in New York City's gritty East Village, the revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. "Measuring their lives in love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic. Rent is based on Johnathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, one of the longest running shows on Broadway. The raw and riveting musical stars Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Tracie Thoms and is directed by Chris Columbus.

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Rent (2005)

PG-13

Musical/Romance/Drama · 2h 15m · 11/23/2005

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Love. Hope. Struggle. Triumph.

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Set in New York City's gritty East Village, the revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. "Measuring their lives in love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic. Rent is based on Johnathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, one of the longest running shows on Broadway. The raw and riveting musical stars Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Tracie Thoms and is directed by Chris Columbus.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Rent Productions LLC, 1492 Pictures, Revolution Studios

Budget

$40,000,000

Revenue

$31,670,620
Part Of
Cast
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Anthony Rapp

Mark Cohen
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Rosario Dawson

Mimi Marquez
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Adam Pascal

Roger Davis
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Jesse L. Martin

Tom Collins
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Wilson Jermaine Heredia

Angel Dumott Schunard
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Idina Menzel

Maureen Johnson
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Tracie Thoms

Joanne Jefferson
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Taye Diggs

Benjamin Coffin III
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Julia Roth

Rent Tenant
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Porscha Radcliffe

Rent Tenant
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Stephen Payne

Homeless Squeegee Man
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Darryl Chan

Thug
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Ken Clark

Thug
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R.C. Ormond

Thug
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David Fine

Homeless Man on Range Rover
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Mackenzie Firgens

April
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Jason Foster

The Man
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Daniel London

Paul
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Aaron Lohr

Steve
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Wayne Wilcox

Gordon
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Bianca Sams

Ali
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Heather Barberie

Pam
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Liisa Cohen

Sue
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Sharon Ferrol-Young

Floor Dancer
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Liz Ramos

Floor Dancer
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Kristin Medwick

Floor Dancer
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Katie Weber

Floor Dancer
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Angela McConnell

Floor Dancer
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Feleciana Stevenson

Floor Dancer
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Kim Williams

Floor Dancer
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Damia Foti

Cat Scratch Waitress
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Laura Padierne

Cat Scratch Waitress
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Kevin Hagan

Cop
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Brian Delate

Cop
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Aisha De Haas

Blanket Woman
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Michael Rosales

Subway Punk
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Niyuk Hairell

Subway Punk
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Larissa Kiernan

Subway Punk
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Marco De La Cruz

Subway Passenger
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Ericka Harden

Subway Passenger
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Truc Luong

Subway Passenger
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Megan Biolchini

Subway Grad Student
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Nick Scoggin

Subway Man
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John Champion

Subway Stockbroker
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Titus West

Subway Stockbroker
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Renda Pettis

Slightly Older Subway Woman
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Alison De Olivera

Subway Businesswoman
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Debbie De Coudreaux

Subway Mom
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Chris Chalk

Street Vendor Who Sells Coats
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Cory DuVal

Riot Cop
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Clarke Devereux

Riot Cop
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Corey Rosen

Life Cafe Manager
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Shaun Earl

Life Cafe Waiter
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Matthew Dickens

Bohemian
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Tara Nicole Hughes

Bohemian
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Troy Christian

Bohemian
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Gigi Hunter

Bohemian
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Kevin Alexander Stea

Bohemian (as Kevin Stea)
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Robert Prescott Lee

Bohemian
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Sebastien Poffet

Bohemian
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Vivis Cortez

Angel's Grandmother (as Vivis Colombetti)
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Nicole Cherie Flores

Angel's Sister
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James Anthony Cotton

Used Car Salesman
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Jim Cranna

Pawn Shop Dealer
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Randy Graff

Mrs. Cohen
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Joel Swetow

Mr. Cohen
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David Pearl

Businessman
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Indiana Adams

Bohemian (uncredited)
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Ryan Ashley

Tango Dancer (uncredited)
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Ian Baptiste

Hearse Driver (uncredited)
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Chandler Bolt

Bohemien (uncredited)
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Mike Borg

New Year's Reveler (uncredited)
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Michael E. Burgess

New Year's Celebrant (uncredited)
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Jordi Caballero

Dancer (uncredited)
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Doug Campbell

Subway rider (uncredited)
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James Carraway

Priest (uncredited)
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Jacki R. Chan

Bohemian (uncredited)
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Justin Charles

Tenant (uncredited)
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Gigi Chavoshi

Dancer (uncredited)
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Rachel Montez Collins

Principal in tango (uncredited)
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Chris Columbus

Angry Man in Car (uncredited)
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Eleanor Columbus

April's Friend (uncredited)
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Kimberly Contreras

Bohemian (uncredited)
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Walter Delmar

Bohemian (uncredited)
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Naomi Frigo

Bohemian (uncredited)
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Michael F. Grant

Businessman (uncredited)
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Linda Cevallos

Bohemian
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Roosevelt Flenoury

Bohemian
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Mike Garibaldi

Mr. Grey
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Rod Arrants

Mr. Hansen
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Jennifer Siebel

Receptionist
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Sarah Silverman

Alexi Darling
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Daryl Edwards

Mr. Jefferson
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Anna Deavere Smith

Mrs. Jefferson
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Kevin Blackton

Mr. Johnson
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Bettina Devin

Mrs. Johnson
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Corinne Blum

Female Bartender at Engagement Party
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David Stewart

Mourner
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Marcos Estebez

Mourner
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Emily Rahe

Mourner
Crew
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Chris Columbus

Director
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Stephen Chbosky

Writer
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Jonathan Larson

Writer
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Chris Columbus

Producer
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Robert de Niro

Producer
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Jonathan Larson

Music
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Stephen Goldblatt

Cinematograpy
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Richard Pearson

Editor
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2/21/2006

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5/15/2007

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(DVD)

2/21/2006

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2/21/2006

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2/21/2006

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(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

12/11/2007

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