Playing by Heart 25 years old

If romance is a mystery, there's only one way to figure it out.

Playing by Heart

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into her orbit. An adulterous couple meet at hotels for evening sex. Hugh tells tall tales, usually tragic, to women in bars.


Playing by Heart Cast

Name Character
Angelina Jolie She was 23, now 48 years old as Joan
Amanda Peet She was 26, now 52 years old as Amber
Ryan Phillippe He was 24, now 49 years old as Keenan
Madeleine Stowe She was 40, now 65 years old as Gracie
Sean Connery He was 68, now 93 years old as Paul
Dennis Quaid He was 44, now 70 years old as Hugh
Gillian Anderson She was 30, now 55 years old as Meredith
Ellen Burstyn She was 66, now 91 years old as Mildred
Hilary Duff She was 11, now 36 years old as Extra
Jay Mohr He was 28, 37 years old when he died as Mark
Michael Emerson He was 44, now 69 years old as Bosco
Anthony Edwards He was 36, now 61 years old as Roger
Nastassja Kinski She was 37, now 63 years old as The Lawyer
Gena Rowlands She was 68, now 93 years old as Hannah
Patricia Clarkson She was 39, now 64 years old as Allison
Jon Stewart He was 36, now 61 years old as Trent
April Grace She was 36, now 61 years old as Valery
John Patrick White He was 26, now 51 years old as Pete
Tim Halligan as Cook Show Director
Alec Mapa He was 33, now 58 years old as Lana
Joel McCrary He was 45, now 71 years old as Drag Bar Bartender
Michael B. Silver He was 31, now 56 years old as Max
Christian Mills as Phillip
Kellie Waymire She was 31, 36 years old when she died as Jane
Worthie Meacham as Second Drag Queen
David Ferguson as Drag Queen

Playing by Heart Crew

Name Department
Missy Stewart as Production Design. Art
April Ferry as Costume Design. She was 66 (now 91) years old Costume & Make-Up
Cindy Carr as Set Decoration. She was 1 (now 24) years old Art
Willard Carroll as Director. He was 43 (now 68) years old Directing
Willard Carroll as Screenplay. He was 43 (now 68) years old Writing
Willard Carroll as Writer. He was 43 (now 68) years old Writing
Meg Liberman as Producer. Production
Thomas L. Wilhite as Producer. He was 46 (now 71) years old Production
Kurt Albrecht as Producer. He was 109 (70) years old when He died Production
Kacy Andrews as Producer. She was 29 (now 55) years old Production
Guy East as Executive Producer. Production
Paul Feldsher as Executive Producer. Production
Nigel Sinclair as Executive Producer. He was 50 (now 76) years old Production
Charlie Daboub as Art Direction. Art
Pietro Scalia as Editor. He was 38 (now 64) years old Editing
John Barry as Original Music Composer. He was 65 (77) years old when He died Sound
Vilmos Zsigmond as Director of Photography. He was 68 (85) years old when He died Camera
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Playing by Heart (25 years)

If romance is a mystery, there's only one way to figure it out.

  • Release day: Wednesday, December 30, 1998
  • Runtime: 121 minutes
  • Budget: 20000000.00
  • Revenue: 3970078.00