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A Simple Favor (2018)

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A woman seeks to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of her best friend.

Director:

Paul Feig

Writers:

Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by), Darcey Bell (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Stephanie Smothers
Ian Ho ... Nicky Nelson
Joshua Satine ... Miles Smothers
Glenda Braganza ... Mrs. Kerry Glenda (as Braganza)
Andrew Rannells ... Darren
Kelly McCormack ... Stacy
Aparna Nancherla ... Sona
Jiah Mavji Jiah Mavji ... Sona's Daughter
Ava LaFramboise Ava LaFramboise ... Lulu
Blake Lively ... Emily Nelson
Henry Golding ... Sean Townsend
Dustin Milligan ... Chris
Danielle Bourgon ... Grace (Stephanie's Mom)
Gia Sandhu ... Valerie
Lila Yee Lila Yee ... Margaret (Sean's Mom)
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Storyline

A woman seeks to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of her best friend.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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We all have secrets. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language throughout, some graphic nude images, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Simple Favor See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,050,000, 14 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,917,167, 19 September 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Originally filmed in a 2.00:1 aspect ratio, the film will be matted to a fake 2.39:1 aspect ratio for theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

Sean and Stephanie are talking over a couple of glasses of Laphroaig scotch. At one point, the glass disappears from Sean's hand and then in the next shot reappears. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Emily: Wanna trade confessions?
Stephanie: Nah, nah, nah.
Emily: Come on. What's the wildest thing you've ever done?
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: White Boy Rick/A Simple Favor (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Ante Up (Robbin Hoodz Theory)
Written by Jamal Grinnage, Billy (as Eric Murry), and Darryl Pittman
Performed by M.O.P.
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Not Quite Comedy, Not Quite Thriller
16 September 2018 | by Eric-BednarowiczSee all my reviews

This was a film that couldn't decide what it wanted to be. It wasn't quite thrilling, and it wasn't quite funny.


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