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The Good Liar (2019)

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Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.

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Bill Condon

Writers:

Jeffrey Hatcher, Nicholas Searle (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Mirren ... Betty McLeish
Ian McKellen ... Roy Courtnay
Russell Tovey ... Stephen
Jim Carter ... Vincent
Mark Lewis Jones ... Bryn
Laurie Davidson ... Hans Taub (1948)
Phil Dunster ... Roy Courtnay (1948)
Lucian Msamati ... Beni
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ... Vlad
Tunji Kasim ... Michael
Spike White ... Hans Taub (1943)
Stella Stocker ... Frau Schröder
Daniel Betts ... Herr Schröder
Nell Williams ... Lili
Celine Buckens ... Annalise
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Storyline

Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life. Written by New Line Cinema

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Taglines:

Read between the lies

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, and for language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Good Liar See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,656,000, 17 November 2019

Gross USA:

$5,656,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,556,000
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Charing Cross station used in the the film is the closed Charing Cross station on the Jubilee Line it was used in Skyfall. See more »

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Features Inglourious Basterds (2009) See more »

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A dish best served kalt
15 November 2019 | by PadreviewsSee all my reviews

If you like your thrillers with all the usual ingredients that keep you guessing this is the one for you

Great acting , great plot , brilliant script , twists , keeps you guessing , hustle , hustled and hustler , dirty rotten scoundrel , great location and drone shots and recreation of war torn and post war Europe

A film that keeps your interest right through to the end

Pad.a 8/10


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