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Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes... See more »

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Stephanie Smothers
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Nicky Nelson
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Miles Smothers
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Mrs. Kerry Glenda (as Braganza)
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Darren
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Stacy
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Sona
Jiah Mavji ...
Sona's Daughter
Ava LaFramboise ...
Lulu
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Emily Nelson
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Sean Townsend
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Chris
Danielle Bourgon ...
Grace (Stephanie's Mom)
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Valerie
Lila Yee ...
Margaret (Sean's Mom)
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Officer Blanco
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Sergeant Molloy
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Dennis Nylon Receptionist
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Dennis Nylon
Patti Harrison ...
Kiko
Jason Oliveira ...
Diego
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Dennis Nylon Intern
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Dennis Nylon Assistant
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Detective Summervile
Howard Hoover ...
Priest
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Police Officer #1
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Police Officer #2
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Beth T.A.
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Davis
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Diana Hyland
Paul Jurewicz ...
Bobby Chelkowsky
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Maryanne Chelkowsky
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Margaret McLanden
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Bruce Hargrave
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Librarian
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Ms. Prager
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Hope (16 Years Old)
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Faith (16 Years Old)
Umed Amin ...
Drugged Out Older Guy
Jamie Jones ...
Mr. McLanden
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Bus Tourist
Tina Legris ...
Tattoo Artist
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Detective
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Warfield Polica Officer
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TV Reporter #1
Lorene Stokes ...
TV Reporter #2
Stacey Coke ...
Lawyer
Jung-Yul Kim ...
SWAT Leader
Domenic Cina ...
Press #1
Julio Benitez ...
Press #2
Debra Kaiser ...
Press #3
Carmen Araiza ...
Press #4
Michael Park Ingram ...
Press #5
Glen Brough ...
Press #6
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Fashion Executive (uncredited)
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Funeral Guest (uncredited)
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Signing Student (uncredited)
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Signing Teacher (uncredited)
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Football Player / Student (uncredited)
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Cool Kid #1 (uncredited)
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Cool Kid #2 (uncredited)
Kimberly Rowntree ...
School Parent (uncredited)
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Female Prison Guard (uncredited)

Directed by

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Paul Feig

Written by

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

Produced by

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Jason Cloth ... executive producer
Mike Drake ... executive producer
Paul Feig ... producer
Jessie Henderson ... producer

Music by

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Theodore Shapiro

Cinematography by

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John Schwartzman

Film Editing by

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Brent White

Editorial Department

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Niccolo H. Bodner ... assistant colorist: Company 3 (as Tyrell Lloyd)
Paul Carlin ... finishing editor
Josh Compton ... post-production coordinator
Chris Dewolde ... dailies supervisor
Annie Johnson ... digital intermediate producer
Danny Keefe ... assistant colorist
Dane R. Naimy ... first assistant editor
Steph Zenee Perez ... feature post production assistant
Alexandra Scratch ... assistant editor
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... digital intermediate colorist
Ian Sullivan ... digital intermediate accountant
Shawn Zacchigna ... colorist: dailies

Casting By

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Allison Jones

Production Design by

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Jefferson Sage

Art Direction by

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Brandt Gordon

Set Decoration by

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Patricia Larman

Costume Design by

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Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

Makeup Department

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Vivian Baker ... personal makeup designer and artist: Blake Lively
Scotia Boyd ... key makeup artist
Eldo Ray Estes ... personal makeup designer and artist: Anna Kendrick
Cliona Furey ... hair department head
Inge Klaudi ... makeup artist
Miyuki Mori ... makeup artist
Silvia Platsis ... key makeup artist / makeup artist
Jacqueline Robertson Cull ... key hair stylist
Cheryl Ross ... hair stylist
Sean Sansom ... special makeup effects artist
Leslie Ann Sebert ... makeup department head
Teresa Young ... daily makeup artist

Production Management

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Jennifer Booth ... production executive: Production
Joan G. Bostwick ... production manager: NY
James K. Jensen ... post-production supervisor (as Jim Jensen)
Mark W. McCoy ... Senior Vice President: Feature Post Production
Regina Robb ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tyler Delben ... second assistant director
Christiana Herbert ... production assistant
Myron Hoffert ... first assistant director
Michaela Hudson ... assistant director
Beth Mell ... third assistant director
Barbara Szeman ... assistant director

Art Department

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Darleen Abbott ... construction accountant
David Best ... assistant art director
Cameron S. Brooke ... key scenic artist
Robert C. Brooke ... lead scenic artist
Julia Bucar ... set dresser
Jon Chan ... first assistant art director
Linda Cheung ... set dresser
Brian Cranstone ... on set carpenter
Ann-Marie Ferney-Tellez ... property buyer
Kevin Haeberlin ... leadman
Laura Keightley ... Set Dec buyer
John Mackenzie ... construction coordinator
Sandor Mate ... carpenter
Ryan McCaffrey ... set dresser
Kari Measham ... set decoration buyer
John Moran ... supervising graphic designer
Alexander Narizni ... On Set Dresser
Trevor Roache ... scenic construction shop specialist
Dave Rosa ... head painter
Henry Salonen ... first assistant art director
Jamie Staples ... assistant head painter
Brian van de Valk ... head carpenter
Toni Wong ... set dresser
Sarah Zanon ... trainee assistant art director

Sound Department

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Laura Harris Atkinson ... dialogue editor
Anna Behlmer ... re-recording mixer
Denis Bellingham ... boom operator
Andrew DeCristofaro ... supervising sound editor
Nico Farias ... Spanish Dialogue Mixing
Judah Getz ... adr mixer
Zach Hunter ... second boom
David Jobe ... foley mixer
Ketty McDougall ... spanish dubbing director
Mark Paterson ... re-recording mixer
David Stanke ... first assistant sound editor
Becky Sullivan ... supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Michael Innanen ... special effects coordinator
Gary Kleinsteuber ... special effects key
Kaz Kobielski ... special effects foreman
Drew Longland ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by

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Brianna Domont ... visual effects consultant
Scott Dougherty ... visual effects producer
David Lingenfelser ... visual effects supervisor
Jay Shindell ... visual effects
Tim Weber ... visual effects coordinator: FURIOUS FX

Stunts

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Tim Cody ... stunt driver
Cam Fergus ... stunt double: Henry Golding / stunt driver / stunt rigger
Sarah Hödlmoser ... stunt double: Blake Lively
Dana Jones ... stunt double: anna kendrick
Alexa Marcigliano ... driving double: Anna Kendrick
Steve 'Shack' Shackleton ... stunt performer
John Stead ... stunt performer
Al Vrkljan ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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David Allan ... gaffer
James R. Belletier ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, New York unit
Mark Berdock ... dolly grip
Andrea Bias ... second assistant camera: "a" camera, New York unit
Martin Brown ... epk camera
Michael Carella ... b cam operator
Jeff DaSilva ... first assistant camera
Glendon Davis ... epk camera
John W. Duvall ... key grip: ny
Dave Isern ... additional camera operator
Robert Johnson ... key grip
Alex Lawrence ... electrician
Bruce Macaulay ... still photographer
Valerie Martin ... second assistant "b" camera
Anthony Nocera ... digital video assist
Gautam Pinto ... digital imaging technician
Matthew Reid ... second assistant "a" camera
Ron Renzetti ... dolly grip
Dean Stinchcombe ... "a" camera first assistant
Peter Symonowicz ... digital imaging technician: new york unit
Walter Thomson ... additional still photographer
Phil Whitfield ... best boy
Ian C. Harris ... daily rigging electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Emily Buntyn ... casting assistant
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Ben Harris ... casting associate
Sarah McDonald ... casting assistant
Jonathan Oliveira ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Holly Marie Lloyd ... costume assistant
Kathleen Meade ... costume supervisor
Marcia Scott ... assistant costume designer
Mia Sturup ... Background Costume Coordinator
Soo Luen Tom ... set costumer

Location Management

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Marty Dejczak ... location manager
Sandra Mikki ... location scout
Joaquin Diego Prange ... location manager: New York Unit
Laura Walker ... location production assistant

Music Department

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Laurence Anslow ... protools recordist
Celeste Chada ... scoring consultant
John W. Chapman ... score editor
Alexa Collazo ... music clearance
Alex Ferguson ... assistant engineer
Chris Fogel ... score recorded and mixed by
Mark Graham ... conductor / head of music preparation / orchestrator
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Dave Hage ... music librarian
Victor Pesavento ... music preparation
John Ashton Thomas ... orchestrator
Erica Weis ... music editor / music supervisor
Oren Yaacoby ... assistant music editor
Joe Zimmerman ... music preparation

Transportation Department

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Holly Barbet ... driver: cast
Wayne Corrigan ... exclusive driver: Blake Lively
Judy Fauteux ... driver: cast Joshua Satine
Shannon Peddle ... unit driver
Dave Staples ... transportation coordinator
David Street ... driver: cast

Other crew

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Palmer Baranek ... assistant: Ms. Henderson
Jake Burling ... office production assistant
Elspeth Cassar ... production coordinator
Al Cerullo ... helicopter pilot
Jason Cox ... epk/bts producer
Jennifer Kristin Cox ... assistant: Michael Paseornek
Jeff Dash ... SVP, production accounting, Lionsgate
Adam Davids ... legal and business affairs
David Davoli ... legal and business affairs
Katharine Duke ... payroll accountant
Andrea Eisen ... set teacher
Karim Escribano ... 3rd Assistant Accountant
Krystle Ferdinand ... daily set production assistant
Jen Gillespie ... production secretary
Lynne Hedvig ... assistant to jessie henderson
Julia Hutchison ... second assistant accountant
Justin Kirshenbaum ... production assistant
Beth Li ... title animator
Warner Loughlin ... acting coach
David Magdael ... publicist
Jeffrey J. Marks ... main title producer
Curtis A. Miller ... svp, physical production: Lionsgate Entertainment
Josephine Ochej ... assistant production coordinator
Michael Paseornek ... president of production
Accounts Payable ... 3rd Assistant Accountant
Carl Pedregal ... head of feature post production
Marcelo Penarrieta ... location production assistant
David Albert Pierce ... additional legal services
Timothy Scott Ralston ... screening operations executive
Derek Robertson ... script coordinator
Talia Russo ... stand in for Anna Kendrick
Daniela Saioni ... script supervisor
Dee Schuka ... post production accountant
Simab Shabir ... travel consultant
Lisa Shamata ... publicist
Sat Sidhu ... set teacher
Donna Sloan ... president, physical production: Motion Picture Group: Lionsgate Entertainment
Sophia Travaglia ... Assistant To Blake Lively
Karla Trujillo Villon ... Travel Coordinator
Greg Whiteside ... computer and video playback supervisor

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines What Happened to Emily? See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • A Simple Favour (New Zealand, English title)
  • A Simple Favour (Canada, English title)
  • A Simple Favour (Ireland, English title)
  • A Simple Favour (United Kingdom)
  • L'ombre d'Emily (France)
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Runtime
  • 117 min
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Box Office

Budget $20,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $16,011,689, 16 Sep 2018

Did You Know?

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Trivia The gin used in the martinis shared by Anna and Blake's charaters is Aviation (American) Gin, a company owned by Blake Lively's husband, Ryan Reynolds. See more »
Goofs When Sean's phone screen is visible as an inbound call rings, the wireless carrier shown on it is Rogers. The company only provides phone service in Canada, where the movie was filmed, not Connecticut, where the scene takes place. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Anna Kendrick/Natasha Rothwell (2018). See more »
Soundtracks Ca S'Est Arrangé See more »
Quotes [from trailer]
Sean: She's an enigma my wife. You can get close to her, but you never quite reach her. She's like a, beautiful ghost.
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