Poster for the movie "Meet Joe Black"

Meet Joe Black (1998)

PG-13 178 min - Fantasy, Drama, Mystery - 12 November 1998
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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.

Director:  Martin Brest

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Storyline

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.


Collections: Martin Brest

Tagline: Sooner or later everyone does.

Genres: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  Dutch, English
Release Date:  12 November 1998

Box Office

Budget:  $90,000,000
Revenue:  $142,940,100

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures, City Light Films

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 58 min
22/02/2019
Poster for the movie "Meet Joe Black"

Meet Joe Black

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.