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Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 27 November 2019 (USA)
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A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

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Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson
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'Knives Out' Cast Have 'Deep Love' for Their Co-Stars

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Craig ... Benoit Blanc
Chris Evans ... Ransom Drysdale
Ana de Armas ... Marta Cabrera
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Linda Drysdale
Michael Shannon ... Walt Thrombey
Don Johnson ... Richard Drysdale
Toni Collette ... Joni Thrombey
LaKeith Stanfield ... Lieutenant Elliott
Christopher Plummer ... Harlan Thrombey
Katherine Langford ... Meg Thrombey
Jaeden Martell ... Jacob Thrombey
Riki Lindhome ... Donna Thrombey
Edi Patterson ... Fran
Frank Oz ... Alan Stevens
K Callan ... Greatnana Wanetta
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Storyline

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Written by Lionsgate

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murder | house | police | nurse | chase | See All (87) »

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Everyone has a motive. No one has a clue. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

27 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Morning Bell See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,769,548, 1 December 2019

Gross USA:

$72,327,248

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$133,644,031
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Dolby | D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas will reunite in No Time to Die (2020). See more »

Goofs

During the porch scene, Blanc and the cops' breaths are visible, implying it's a cold day, but Marta's is not, which would seem to suggest her coverage was shot on another, warmer day. See more »

Quotes

Benoit Blanc: This is a twisted web, and we are not finished untangling it, not yet.
Ransom Drysdale: What is this, CSI: KFC?
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Knives Out (2019) See more »

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The Inspector
Written by Tal Bergman
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The plot keeps getting better
7 December 2019 | by hitsmenghwaniSee all my reviews

This is a movie one would not regret spending money on. After a long time I am rating a movie perfect 10 and this movie totally deserves it. I really like the subtle comedy sprinkled in the movie. It easies out the tense atmosphere. In a good detective movie, you expect to be taken aback on how things unfold at the end and this is what happens in this movie. There is never an instant when you would get distracted or bored. I had a good time watching this movie and you would surely have it too.


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