Inventing the Abbotts Trailer

Inventing the Abbotts Trailer (1997)

"When you want it all but can't have it, there's only one way to handle life... invent it." 04 April 1997 Drama, Romance 110 mins

In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break the hearts of rich young women. But sensitive Doug has a real romance with Pamela, which Jacey and the Abbott patriarch, Lloyd, both frown upon.

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Joaquin Phoenix

as Doug Holt

Liv Tyler

as Pamela Abbott

Jennifer Connelly

as Eleanor Abbott

Billy Crudup

as Jacey Holt

Joanna Going

as Alice Abbott

Kathy Baker

as Helen Holt

Will Patton

as Lloyd Abbott

Garrett M. Brown

as Webb Crosby


Jack Cummins

Jack Cummins Executive Producer

Ron Howard

Ron Howard Producer

Karen Kehela

Karen Kehela Executive Producer

Michael Kamen

Original Music Composer

Kenneth MacMillan

Kenneth MacMillan Director of Photography

International Releases Dates

United States 04 April 1997

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