American Splendor

"This one is plain brilliant." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times

Based on the life and work of underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar - a prickly poet of the mundane who knows all the strategizing in the world can't save a guy from picking the wrong supermarket checkout line.


  • Chris Ambrose
  • Joey Krajcar
  • Josh Hutcherson
  • Cameron Carter
  • Daniel Tay
  • Mary Faktor
  • Paul Giamatti
  • Harvey Pekar

Directed By:

  • Shari Springer Berman
  • Robert Pulcini


  • Comedy
  • Drama

DVD Release Date:

  • February 3rd, 2004