Rent (2005)

No day but today.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2005-11-17
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 540 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 15min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 1492 Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Chris Columbus
star 6.8/10
From 540 Ratings


This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in late 1980s East Village, New York, USA. The film centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a tragedy has made Roger numb to new experiences, Mark begins capturing their world through his attempts to make a personal movie. In the year that follows, they and their friends deal with love, loss, and working together.

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  • Anthony Rapp

    as Mark Cohen
  • Adam Pascal

    as Roger Davis
  • Rosario Dawson

    as Mimi Marquez
  • Jesse L. Martin

    as Tom Collins
  • Wilson Jermaine Heredia

    as Angel Dumott Schunard
  • Idina Menzel

    as Maureen Johnson
  • Tracie Thoms

    as Joanne Jefferson
  • Taye Diggs

    as Benjamin Coffin III
  • Julia Roth

    as Rent Tenant
  • Porscha Radcliffe

    as Rent Tenant
  • Stephen Payne

    as Homeless Squeegee Man
  • Darryl Chan

    as Thug
  • Ken Clark

    as Thug
  • R.C. Ormond

    as Thug
  • David Fine

    as Homeless Man on Range Rover
  • Mackenzie Firgens

    as April
  • Eleanor Columbus

    as April's Friend
  • Matthew McCollum

    as Guy at Bar
  • Jason Foster

    as The Man
  • Brendan Columbus

    as Punk in Park
  • Austin Shea

    as Punk in Park
  • Daniel London

    as Paul
  • Aaron Lohr

    as Steve
  • Wayne Wilcox

    as Gordon
  • Bianca Sams

    as Ali
  • Heather Barberie

    as Pam
  • Liisa Cohen

    as Sue
  • Sharon Ferrol-Young

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Liz Ramos

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Kristin Medwick

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Katie Weber

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Angela McConnell

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Jamielyn Duggan

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Feleciana Stevenson

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Kim Williams

    as Cat Scratch Floor Dancer
  • Damia Foti

    as Cat Scratch Waitress
  • Laura Padierne

    as Cat Scratch Waitress
  • Kevin Hagan

    as Cop
  • Brian Delate

    as Cop
  • Aisha de Haas

    as Blanket Woman
  • Michael Rosales

    as Subway Punk
  • Niyuk Hairell

    as Subway Punk
  • Larissa Kiernan

    as Subway Punk
  • Marco De La Cruz

    as Subway Passenger
  • Ericka Harden

    as Subway Passenger
  • Truc Luong

    as Subway Passenger
  • Megan Biolchini

    as Subway Grad Student
  • Nick Scoggin

    as Subway Man
  • John Champion

    as Subway Stockbroker
  • Titus West

    as Subway Stockbroker
  • Renda Pettis

    as Slightly Older Subway Woman
  • Alison De Olivera

    as Subway Businesswoman
  • Debbie de Coudreaux

    as Subway Mom
  • Chris Chalk

    as Street Vendor Who Sells Coats
  • Cory DuVal

    as Riot Cop
  • Clarke Devereux

    as Riot Cop
  • Corey Rosen

    as Life Cafe Manager
  • Shaun Earl

    as Life Cafe Waiter
  • Matthew Dickens

    as Bohemian
  • Tara Nicole Hughes

    as Bohemian
  • Troy Christian

    as Bohemian
  • Gigi Hunter

    as Bohemian
  • Kevin Stea

    as Bohemian
  • Robert Prescott Lee

    as Bohemian
  • Sebastien Poffet

    as Bohemian
  • Linda Cevallos

    as Bohemian
  • Roosevelt Flenoury

    as Bohemian
  • Mike Garibaldi

    as Mr. Grey
  • Rod Arrants

    as Mr. Hansen
  • Jennifer Siebel Newsom

    as Receptionist
  • Sarah Silverman

    as Alexi Darling
  • Daryl Edwards

    as Mr. Jefferson
  • Anna Deavere Smith

    as Mrs. Jefferson
  • Kevin Blackton

    as Mr. Johnson
  • Bettina Devin

    as Mrs. Johnson
  • Corinne Blum

    as Female Bartender at Engagement Party
  • David Stewart

    as Mourner
  • Marcos Estebez

    as Mourner
  • Emily Rahe

    as Mourner
  • Vivis

    as Angel's Grandmother
  • Nicole Cherie Flores

    as Angel's Sister
  • James Anthony Cotton

    as Used Car Salesman
  • Jim Cranna

    as Pawn Shop Dealer
  • Randy Graff

    as Mrs. Cohen
  • Joel Swetow

    as Mr. Cohen
  • AnnaCorey

    as Zoe Club Girl (uncredited)
  • Anthony Molinari

    as Tenant #22 (uncredited)
Production Jeffrey Seller Executive Producer
Sound Jamie Muhoberac Music
Art Mark Warren Set Decoration
Directing Chris Columbus Director
Production Chris Columbus Producer
Production Geoffrey Hansen Producer
Writing Stephen Chbosky Screenplay
Production Robert De Niro Producer
Production Tom Sherak Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Aggie Guerard Rodgers Costume Design
Production Paula DuPré Pesmen Producer
Art Barbara Munch Set Decoration
Production Lata Ryan Executive Producer
Sound Doug McKean Music
Production Jane Rosenthal Producer
Production Allan S. Gordon Executive Producer
Art Howard Cummings Production Design
Production Michael Barnathan Producer
Production Kevin McCollum Executive Producer
Production Mark Radcliffe Producer
Sound Robert Cavallo Music
Sound Tim Pierce Music
Editing Richard Pearson Editor
Production Tiffany Little Canfield Casting
Camera Stephen Goldblatt Director of Photography
Production Bernard Telsey Casting
Production David Vaccari Casting
Production Patrick Tendai Pfupajena Production Assistant
Crew Robin Lynn Bonaccorsi Stunts
Writing Jonathan Larson Musical
Writing Jonathan Larson Lyricist
Sound Jonathan Larson Songs
Crew Jennifer Caputo Stunt Double
Crew Diana Lee Inosanto Stunts
Crew John Cenatiempo Stunt Driver
Crew Jill Brown Stunts
Crew G. A. Aguilar Stunt Coordinator
Sound Jonathan Larson Original Music Composer
Writing Jonathan Larson Writer