About

Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their responsibilities, leaving the Diner behind.

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Directed by

Barry Levinson

Written by

Barry Levinson (Screenplay)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Suddenly, life was more than French fries, gravy, and girls.

Cast

Keywords

diner 1950s baltimore, usa gambling debt twenty something fake accident

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#57 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen