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Greta (2018)

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A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.

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Neil Jordan

Writers:

Ray Wright (story by), Ray Wright (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Huppert ... Greta Hideg
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Frances McCullen
Maika Monroe ... Erica Penn
Jane Perry ... Animal Shelter Worker
Jeff Hiller ... Maitre D' Henri
Parker Sawyers ... Park Hill Manager
Brandon Lee Sears Brandon Lee Sears ... Flower Delivery Man
Arthur Lee ... Korean Couple
Rosa Escoda ... Korean Couple
Jessica Preddy ... Park Hill Bartender
Thaddeus Daniels ... Officer Deroy
Raven Dauda ... Officer Regan
Colm Feore ... Chris McCullen
Zawe Ashton ... Alexa Hammond
Nagisa Morimoto Nagisa Morimoto ... Park Hill Waitress
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Storyline

Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends - but Greta's maternal charm begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta's life is what it seems in this suspense thriller directed by Academy Award winner Neil Jordan.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Isabelle Huppert's second time playing a piano teacher in a psychological thriller, having also played one in the thriller The Piano Teacher (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Greta and Frances get in the cab, the medallion number on the license plate doesn't match the one on the top of the cab, which they have to in NYC. See more »

Quotes

Frances McCullen: Hi I'm Frances and I'll be your waitress for tonight.
[it's Greta]
Frances McCullen: No, I can't do this.
[Greta smashes a glass]
Frances McCullen: What is wrong with you? Are you a child?
Greta Hideg: You're the child! You need a mother!
Frances McCullen: Don't you dare talk about my mother!
Greta Hideg: [enraged] SHE HAD TO DIE FOR US TO MEET!
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Climax/Greta (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Like Never Before
Written by Philip McDonnell
Performed by Artificial Pleasure
Courtesy of East City Rockers Limited / Artificial Pleasure Administered by AWAL Recordings Ltd.
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Annoying
29 October 2019 | by elfulgeSee all my reviews

Poor, unimaginative and illogical script. Protagonists continuously made unrealistically silly decisions and everything always end up with the worst possible result. I know we have to suspend disbelief to enjoy works of fiction but come on...there still needs to be a semblance in reality of how folks make decisions and odds play out. Sequence of events were so far fetched that it was obvious the writer/s were simply trying to keep story going to fill an average movie run time. The mere fact that victim, a younger and fitter female can not overcome the villain, an old and frail lady, sums up the irrationality of this film.


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Release Date:

1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,481,910, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$10,532,219

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,653,107
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2.39 : 1
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