“Notting Hill” is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Roger Michell. The story follows William Thacker (Hugh Grant), a bookshop owner in the Notting Hill district of London, who falls in love with Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), a famous Hollywood actress. The two come from very different worlds, and their romance is complicated by the pressures of Anna's fame and the paparazzi that constantly surround her.
“Notting Hill” was a critical and commercial success, praised for its charming and witty script, as well as the chemistry between Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. The film was noted for its ability to balance humor and romance, while also exploring the challenges of fame and celebrity. It has become a classic romantic comedy and a favorite among fans of the genre.
“Notting Hill” was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Julia Roberts won the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her role in the film. The film also received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
“Notting Hill” was a box office success, grossing over $364 million worldwide. The film has since become a beloved classic, with its iconic scenes and memorable quotes often referenced in popular culture. It remains a popular choice for romantic comedies and is considered one of the best films of Hugh Grant's career.
|Directed by||Roger Michell|
|Produced by||Duncan Kenworthy|
|Written by||Richard Curtis|
|Starring||Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers, James Dreyfus, Rhys Ifans, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee,|
|Music by||Trevor Jones|
|Edited by||Nick Moore|
|PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Working Title Films|
|Distributed by||PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (United Kingdom) Universal Pictures (United States)|
|Release date||21 May 1999 (United Kingdom) 28 May 1999 (United States)|
|Running time||124 minutes|
|Countries||United Kingdom United States|
|Box office||$363.9 million|