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Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 27 November 2019 (USA)
A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

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Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson
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'Knives Out' Cast Have 'Deep Love' for Their Co-Stars

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Craig ... Benoit Blanc
Chris Evans ... Ransom Drysdale
Ana de Armas ... Marta Cabrera
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Linda Drysdale
Michael Shannon ... Walt Thrombey
Don Johnson ... Richard Drysdale
Toni Collette ... Joni Thrombey
LaKeith Stanfield ... Lieutenant Elliott
Christopher Plummer ... Harlan Thrombey
Katherine Langford ... Meg Thrombey
Jaeden Martell ... Jacob Thrombey
Riki Lindhome ... Donna Thrombey
Edi Patterson ... Fran
Frank Oz ... Alan Stevens
K Callan ... Greatnana Wanetta
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Storyline

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Written by Lionsgate

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murder | house | police | nurse | chase | See All (87) »

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Everyone has a motive. No one has a clue. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

27 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Morning Bell See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,769,548, 1 December 2019

Gross USA:

$78,927,248

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$162,227,248
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The police detective heard on the television series Marta's sister is watching is voiced by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, billed in the film's credits as playing Detective Hardrock. Gordon-Levitt has appeared in all five of the films Rian Johnson has directed. See more »

Goofs

The seal on the front of the medical lab and "the letter" are identified as being in/from Norfolk county Massachusetts. But the letterhead names the town as Marlborough, which is in Middlesex county. See more »

Quotes

Benoit Blanc: You have a regurgitative reaction to mistruths.
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The Inspector
Written by Tal Bergman
Performed by Tal Bergman
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Bravo!
8 December 2019 | by kamalhasnaaSee all my reviews

Nothing was typical about this. Everything was beautifully done in this movie, the story, the flow, the scenario, everything. I highly recommend it for mystery lovers, for anyone who wants to watch a good movie!


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