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Knives Out (2019)

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

Director:

Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson
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9 ( 3)

Rian Johnson Teases Sequels for 'Knives Out' Detective

Director Rian Johnson imagines more mysteries for his Knives Out detective, Benoit Blanc, and relives the Star Wars memories that still give him chills.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Nothing brings a family together like murder. 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hindi

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:

$162,177,274

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$304,401,929
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Marta drives by a car that has a "Keep calm and Bergeron" bumper sticker, referring to long-time Boston Bruin hockey player Patrice Bergeron. See more »

Goofs

The spot of blood on Marta's shoe would have turned brown after drying out. See more »

Quotes

Benoit Blanc: But the complexity and the gray lie not in the truth but what you do with the truth once you have it.
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Referenced in CTV National News: Episode dated 5 September 2019 (2019) See more »

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6.8?!?! Watch the goddam movie for sakes y'all Star Wars fans
7 November 2019 | by theawsomeadrianSee all my reviews

Best movie of the year, love everything about it, what I'm seeing is that some trolls that still can't get over TLJ, now for those that have and give it a 1 well that's fair but have some reasons why, not just bc it's Rian Johnson, like stop it's childish


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