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The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

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A veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own narrative when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she's trying to break. Adapted from Joan Didion's namesake novel.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Hathaway ... Elena McMahon
Ben Affleck ... Treat Morrison
Rosie Perez ... Alma Guerrero
Willem Dafoe ... Dick McMahon
Edi Gathegi ... Jones
Mel Rodriguez ... Barry Sedlow
Onata Aprile ... Cat McMahon
Toby Jones ... Paul Schuster
Carlos Leal ... Max Epperson aka Bob Weir
Ben Chase ... Max Berquist
Julian Gamble ... Secretary George Shultz
Rob Sedgwick Rob Sedgwick ... Stewart James
Robert Sedgwick ... Stuart James (as Rob Sedgwick)
Bill Kelly ... General Gus Sharp (as Billy Kelly)
David Vadim ... Buck Pearson


A veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own narrative when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she's trying to break. Adapted from Joan Didion's namesake novel.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ben Affleck, Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, & Rosie Perez have starred in a DC movie: Affleck is Bruce Wayne/Batman in the DCEU, Hathaway was Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Dafoe was Nuidis Vulko in Aquaman (2018), & Perez was Renee Montoya in Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020). Affleck and Dafoe are also known for being in Marvel films: Affleck played Matt Murdock in Daredevil and Dafoe player Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in the Spider-Man Trilogy. See more »


About 24 minutes, Treat (Ben Affleck) pronounces the Caribbean island of Antigua as "An-tee-gwa". This is incorrect. It is correctly pronounced "An-tee-gah". See more »


Elena McMahon: In a perfect world we make perfect choices. In the real world we make real choices.
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Crazy Credits

The teletype tape snippets in the closing credits spell out the person's name. See more »


Escape (I Need a Break)
Performed by Whodini
Written by Larry K. Smith (as Lawrence Smith) and Jalil Hutchins
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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The devil Wears Prada guerrilla edition
21 February 2020 | by deinis-73636See all my reviews

Devil wears Prada guerrilha edition: Don't waste your time watching it! I think they just made the film very confusing so the audience can't see the garbage the story is

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