Pay It Forward

2000, 123 min.

Pay It Forward (2000)

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Director Mimi Leder
Screenplay Leslie Dixon
Cinematography Oliver Stapelton
Music Thomas Newman
Producer Steven Reuther, Peter Abrams, Robert Levy


Eugene Simonet Kevin Spacey
Arlene McKinney Helen Hunt
Trevor McKinney Haley Joel Osment
Chris Chandler Jay Mohr
Jerry James Caviezel
Rickyl Jon Bon Jovi
Grace Angie Dickinson

Just imagine. You do a favor that really helps someone and tell him or her not to pay it back, but to pay it forward to there other people who, in turn, each pay it forward to three more – and on and on into a global outpouring of kindness and decency. Impossible? Junior high student Trevor McKinney won’t accept that.