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 disfunctional 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
The coin Benoit Blanc flips is a 1901 US Morgan silver dollar. Since they were made of 90% silver, the government melted millions during WWI to help fund the war effort. Some are very hard to find, and depending on condition, they can fetch thousands of dollars. See more »
The seal on the front of the medical lab and "the letter" are identified as being in/from Norfolk County Massachusetts. But the letterhead names the town as Marlborough, which is in Middlesex County. See more »
Bringing back the classic whoddunit in amazingly entertaining fashion - 8/10 ⭐
What an excellent film by Rian Johnson; definitely feels like the film he was destined to make. Writing that is slick as hell, sublime performances (most notably Daniel Craig who brings his A-game in a wonderfully charismatic turn), superb editing and wonderfully atmospheric music - all tied together by masterful direction. Will probably be among the most fun you have at a theatre this year and fans of Agatha Christie and old murder mystery stories will have plenty to love here - a nostalgically entertaining time!
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