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A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.

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Leilani
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Jibran
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Moustache
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Edie
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Bicycle (Tom)
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Brett
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Mr. Hipster
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Mrs. Hipster
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Detective Martin
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Lyft Driver #1
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Diner Waitress
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Lyft Driver #2
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Steve
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Interrogation Room Officer (as Nelson Rafael Cepeda)
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Sacrarium Bouncer
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Paramedic
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Red Robe Man
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Drunk Guy (as Drunk Guy)
Briana Liu ...
Drunk Girl
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Arresting Police Officer
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Bobby
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Reya
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Evonne
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Masked Number Man
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Keith
Joe Camp III ...
Interrogation Room Detective #1
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Interrogation Room Detective #2 (as Gralen Banks)
Bobby Bonsey ...
Dragon's Den Dancer
Monique Brogan ...
Dragon's Den Dancer
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Dragon's Den Dancer
Gianni Reid ...
Dragon's Den Dancer
Edward Spots ...
Dragon's Den Dancer
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Bounce Dancer (uncredited)
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Woman (uncredited)
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Dinner Guest (uncredited)
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Black Tie Party Goer (uncredited)
Vermyttya Erahn ...
Cop (uncredited)
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Frat Dude #3 (uncredited)
Muhsin Fliah ...
Couple (uncredited)
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Police Officer (uncredited)
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Diner (uncredited)
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Police Officer (uncredited)
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Bar Girl (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
Ken Knight ...
Business Pedestrian (uncredited)
Heathyre Perara ...
Streetcar Passenger (uncredited)
Aliena Remborn ...
Dinner Attendee (uncredited)
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Directed by

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Michael Showalter

Written by

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Aaron Abrams ... (story by) &
Brendan Gall ... (screenplay by)
 
Aaron Abrams ... (screenplay by) &
Brendan Gall ... (story by) &
Martin Gero ... (story by)

Produced by

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Aaron Abrams ... executive producer
Emily Crook ... associate producer
Brendan Gall ... executive producer
Martin Gero ... producer
Tom Lassally ... producer (p.g.a.)
Jordana Mollick ... producer (p.g.a.)
Kumail Nanjiani ... executive producer
Oliver Obst ... producer (as Oly Obst)
Ben Ormand ... executive producer
Issa Rae ... executive producer
Paul Sarony ... line producer: London
Todd Schulman ... producer (p.g.a.)
Michael Showalter ... executive producer

Music by

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Michael Andrews ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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Brian Burgoyne

Film Editing by

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Vince Filippone
Robert Nassau

Editorial Department

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Philip Beckner ... Digital intermediate colorist
Remy Bonett ... post production executive assistant
Borna Jafari ... colorist: marketing
Michael Masson ... dailies producer
Lauren Orlowski ... post-production coordinator
Carlos Nestor Ramos ... assistant trailer editor: Big Picture Entertainment
David Raymond ... first assistant editor

Production Design by

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Clayton Hartley

Set Decoration by

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Neil Floyd ... (additional photography:)
Selina van den Brink

Costume Design by

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Megan Coates

Makeup Department

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Theresa A. Fleming ... key hair stylist (as Theresa Fleming)
Sherri B. Hamilton ... hair department head (as Sherri Hamilton)
White Javetta ... makeup artist (as Javetta White)
Sallie Jaye ... hair supervisor: London / makeup supervisor: London
Felicia Leatherwood ... personal hair stylist: Ms. Issa Rae
Dee Leveque ... hair stylist
Vonda K. Morris ... makeup department head / personal makeup artist: Ms. Issa Rae
Elizabeth Olajide ... additional hair stylist
Katasha Thomas ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Jordan Ballard ... post production executive
Loren Brock ... production supervisor
Korey Budd ... unit production manager
Mathew Ferrante ... executive in charge of production
Emma Mallett ... production manager: UK
Ben Ormand ... unit production manager
Paul F. Ryan ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Scott August ... second assistant director
Alex Lee Bonner ... second second assistant director
Zack Earl Edwards ... second assistant director: second unit
Matt Kutcher ... second unit director
Wes Stallcup ... additional second assistant director
Mark C. Stevens ... first assistant director: second unit
Lewis Walsh ... third assistant director: UK
Eric Scott Williamson ... key second assistant director: second unit

Art Department

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Celina Bassili ... petty cash buyer: additional photography
Daniel Coe ... construction coordinator
Iggie Colomer ... set dresser
Paulo DeFreitas Jr. ... storyboard artist
Claire Gryce ... on set dresser
Shaynna Gueno ... painter
Charlotte Jones ... art coordinator
Christopher Jones ... construction medic
Julianne Merino ... props
Victoria Reynolds ... graphic designer: additional photography
Jessica Taylor ... set decoration buyer
Karl Tear ... Art Department Production Assistant
Susan R. Thompson ... set painter
Niko Zahlten ... property master

Sound Department

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Michael J. Benavente ... supervising sound editor
Ryan Briley ... additional dialogue editor
Jason Charbonneau ... foley artist
Patrick Christensen ... adr mixer
Greg Crawford ... adr mixer: Atlanta
Susan Dudeck ... dialogue editor
Aidan Dykes ... adr mixer
Dustin Fleetwood ... production sound mixer / sound playback operator
Stefan Fraticelli ... foley artist
Justin Helle ... foley assistant
Derek Illes ... boom operator
Daniel S. Irwin ... dialogue editor
Thomas Kennedy ... 2nd Assistant Sound: additional photography
John Loranger ... foley editor
Craig Mann ... re-recording mixer
Duncan McRae ... re-recording mix technician
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer
Emily Poulliard ... sound utility
Laura Wiest ... re-recording mixer
Xiao'ou Olivia Zhang ... sound effects editor

Special Effects by

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Troy Collins Jr. ... special effects propmaker / special effects technician
Donnie Dean ... Special Effects Consultant
Santanna Dean ... special effects technician
Justin B. Johnson ... special effects coordinator
Matt Kutcher ... special effects supervisor
Tristan LeSaicherre ... Puppeteer
Justin Kane Miller ... special effects foreman
Melissa Stryker ... special effects prop maker / special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Matt Akey ... visual effects producer
Keith Anderson ... compositor
Joshua Bailor ... Compositing Supervisor
Zach Bailor ... compositor
Jasper M. Baltzersen ... compositor (as Jasper Balterzen)
Tanner Bartlett ... compositor
Daniel Dupre ... compositor
Madison Eigel ... compositor
Phylicia Feldman ... compositor
Chad Fetzer ... compositor
Ben Harris ... compositor
Duncan Key ... compositor
Mark LeDoux ... visual effects supervisor
Michael A. Martinez ... compositor (as Michael Martinez)
Daniel J. Pastor ... compositor
Jacquelyn Racine ... visual effects coordinator: Paramount Pictures
Daniel L. Smith ... compositor (as Dan Smith) / digital compositor: Crafty Apes
Nara Smith ... compositor
Ian Thorpe ... compositor
Bobby Tucker ... visual effects coordinator
Tyler Usie ... digital compositor

Stunts

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Christopher Arthur ... stunts
Heather Arthur ... stunts
Jonathan Arthur ... stunt coordinator
Nicolas Bosc ... fight coordinator
Kevin Chase ... stunt rigger
Clay Cullen ... stunts
Joe Dryden ... stunts
Troy Faruk ... stunt performer
Tyler Galpin ... stunt performer
Dustin Nelson ... stunts
Brian Philpot ... stunts
Kevin Reid ... stunts
Adam Rivette ... stunts
Ashani Roberts ... stunt double: Leilani
Austin Seifert ... stunt performer
Robert Shavers ... utility stunts
Remington Steele ... Stunt Double: Paul Sparks
Jénel Stevens ... stunt double: Issa Rae
Eric Stratemeier ... stunt double: Kumail Nanjiani
Matt Thompson ... stunts
Tony Vo ... stunt performer
Rich Volp ... utility stunts
Eddie Yansick ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Phillippe Aichinger ... video playback
Ben Bagwill ... Grip
Zachary Blosser ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Skip Bolen ... still photographer
Nathan Borck ... digital imaging technician
Curt Burlin ... Best boy rigging grip
Dion M. Casey ... A Camera Operator/Steadicam Operator: additional photography
Michael Charbonnet ... "A" 1st Assistant Camera
Helen Cho Anthos ... 2nd unit camera operator
Marco Colosimo ... grip: second unit / techno crane assistant
Joshua Davies ... camera trainee: additional photography
Eric DePoorter ... key rigging grip
Anthony Dias ... digital imaging technician: UK
Matt England ... video assistant: UK Unit
Robert Foster ... 2nd unit director of photography
Dan Furst ... key video assist operator
Melanie Gates ... "A" 2nd Assistant Camera
Gonzalo Gonzalez ... gaffer: 2nd unit
Ronald Gorleski ... C dolly grip / Grip
Jordan Graham ... c second assistant camera: additional
Ted Gregg ... B dolly grip
Richard T. Hoover ... Technocrane Operator
Lee Jenkins ... best boy electric
Michael D. Kennedy ... gimbal operator
Michelle Nicolette Kowalski ... lighting technician
R. Scott Lebell ... A dolly grip
Abby Linne ... "a" camera operator
Lisa Long ... first assistant camera: a camera, second unit / first assistant camera: c camera
Jake McClean Walker ... first assistant camera: UK Unit
Sean McKinney ... lighting console programmer
Nick Nicolay ... key grip
Louis Normandin ... camera operator
Joe Olandese ... Grip / grip
Allen Parks ... gaffer
Nino Paternostro ... on-set electrician
Sandra Pennington ... Additional Photography, second assistant camera, B camera
Paul Rahfield ... remote head technician
Nick Ramey ... remote head operator
Bily Salazar ... Loader
Derek A. Schwebel ... video assist: second unit
Casey A. Shaw ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
James Sullivan ... camera operator: VFX Unit
Remi Tournois ... B camera/steadicam operator
Amy Waksmonski ... second assistant camera: second unit
Nick Wall ... still photographer london
Jim Wayer ... Best boy grip

Casting Department

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Patty Connolly ... adr voice casting
Ryan Glorioso ... New Orleans Casting Director
Katie Lantz ... casting assistant
Ashley Marks ... casting associate
Mark Sussman ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jonie Bertin ... Costume Production Assistant
Neera Chatrath ... Costume PA
Karen Clark ... seamstress
Gnatalie Crawford ... set costumer
Rebecca Diaz ... buyer
Edward G. Long IV ... costume assistant (as Edward Long)
Lisa Magee ... set costumer
Darolyn Robertson ... Seamstress
Olivia Vestina Torres ... key costumer
Emily Vega ... truck costumer

Location Management

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James J. Cullinane ... assistant location manager
Ed Lipscomb ... Location Manager
Gregory McNamara ... Key Assistant Location Manager
John A. Metoyer ... assistant location manager
Ryan West ... location assistant

Music Department

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Jason Alexander ... music supervisor
Michael Andrews ... musician
Drew Bayers ... music clearances
Todd Burke ... Score mixer
Ryan Castle ... Supervising Music Editor
Davey Chegwidden ... musician
Rudy Chung ... music supervisor
Rachelle Jean-Louis ... music supervisor
James McAlister ... musician: assistant composer
Jill Meyers ... music clearances
Philippe Pierre ... Music Coordinator
Georgiana Ramsland ... music editor
Marielle Jade Te ... assistant music supervisor
Alexander Thompson ... music consultant
Robert Walter ... musician
Gina Zimmitti ... music contractor

Script and Continuity Department

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Brooke Satrazemis ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Richard Brown ... picture car coordinator
Beau Holden ... cast driver
Bruce Irvine ... rigging electric driver
Nicholas Loiacono ... picture car mechanic
Dexter P. Smith ... transportation

Additional Crew

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Devon Albert-Stone ... assistant: Mr. Michael Showalter
Ashton Allison ... production assistant: second unit
Fabiola Andrade ... office production assistant
Suz Andrews ... production assistant
Kylie Arceneaux ... set production assistant
Aaron Becker ... Main Title Design
Silas Borelly ... Body Double: Moustache
Jennifer L. Brooks ... second assistant accountant
Marcus Brown ... key set production assistant
Sam Carmichael ... senior coordinator: Paramount Pictures
Chloe Chaisson ... craft service
Caryn Cheever ... first assistant accountant
Kate Clarke ... production coordinator: UK
Emily Crook ... assistant: Ms. Jordana Mollick
Zac Foos ... assistant: Mr. Tom Lassally (as Zack Foos)
Jonathan Ford ... rigging medic
Brad Gage ... assistant: Mr. Kumail Nanjiani
Meaghan Gillenwater ... Set Production Assistant
Ryan Hageman ... key set medic
Julie Hansen ... post production accountant
Jahbrielle Henning ... assistant: Ms. Issa Rae
Christopher Jones ... rigging medic
Jarrod Jones ... Intern
Kim Kennedy ... assistant: Mr. Ben Ormand
Mathilde Kepper ... set production assistant
Kevin Lorio ... set production assistant: second unit
Moni Macaluso ... Office PA / assistant: Mr. Kumail Nanjiani
Brittany Masters ... assistant: Ms. Issa Rae
John A. Metoyer ... Assistant Location Manager / assistant location manager
Troy James Miller ... Titles Producer: Filmograph
Karen Milliken ... animal trainer
Jamie O'Keeffe ... assistant: Mr. Michael Showalter
Lara Oheimer ... assistant production coordinator: UK
John Pleasant ... adr voice actor
Catie Ragusa ... assistant production coordinator
Jeffrey Schlaudecker ... additional medic
Jaden Sidhu ... Double & Stand in: Kumail Nanjiani
Diane Slattery ... unit publicist
Nick Spetsiotis ... assistant marine coordinator
Allison Syiek ... Coordinator: Physical Production: Paramount Pictures
Maya Taylor ... choreographer
Stephen Daniel Wayne ... Set Production Assistant
Peter Wentzel ... finance executive
Orneatha Wright ... payroll accountant
Jonah Zimmerberg-Helms ... puppeteer
Sophie Glander ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Dan Hernandez ... special thanks
Corinne Kingsbury ... special thanks
Randy Kinyon ... special thanks
Linda Mollick ... special thanks
Shep Mollick ... special thanks
Chase Norman ... special thanks
Ariel Rounds ... special thanks
Benji Samit ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme - and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night. Written by Paramount Pictures

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Taglines All They Wanted Was a Quiet Night Out See more »
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Also Known As
  • Die Turteltauben (Germany)
  • Los tortolitos (Spain)
  • Dos tórtolos (Mexico)
  • Τα Πιτσουνάκια (Greece)
  • Голуб'ята (Ukraine)
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  • 86 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Paramount had originally planned to released the film theatrically on April 3, 2020, but decided to release it on Netflix due to the coronavirus pandemic and widespread theatre closings. See more »
Goofs When sitting in the diner discussing what to do, Leilani and Jibran are served milkshakes which can be seen in front of them. As the camera goes back and forth during their conversation, Leilani's milkshake turns into a plate of french fries. Neither character ordered french fries. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Guns Akimbo, Honey Boy, Da 5 Bloods, Becky, The Lovebirds & More! (2020). See more »
Soundtracks Find Someone Like You See more »
Quotes Diner Waitress: What can I get for you guys?
Jibran: Do you have alcohol?
Leilani: Two, please.
Jibran: Two.
Diner Waitress: Two what?
Jibran: Two alcohols, please. Thank you so much.
Diner Waitress: We don't serve alcohol.
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