8.1/10
43,173
576 user 286 critic

Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 27 November 2019 (USA)
Trailer
1:11 | Trailer

In Theaters Now

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director:

Rian Johnson

Writer:

Rian Johnson
Reviews
Popularity
2 ( 1)

A Guide to the Films of Rian Johnson

From Brick to Knives Out, we explore the unique cinematic stylings of director Rian Johnson.

Watch the video

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold
Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

Director: Marielle Heller
Stars: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
21 Bridges (2019)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy.

Director: Brian Kirk
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi
Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer
Midway (2019)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

Director: Roland Emmerich
Stars: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

Director: Mike Flanagan
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran
Queen & Slim (2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Director: Melina Matsoukas
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine
Honey Boy (2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.

Director: Alma Har'el
Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator, from hunting down a young girl, whose fate is critical to the human race.

Director: Tim Miller
Stars: Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis
The Good Liar (2019)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.

Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russell Tovey
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Working as an elf in a year round Christmas store is not good for the wannabe singer. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.

Director: Paul Feig
Stars: Madison Ingoldsby, Emma Thompson, Boris Isakovic
Edit

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
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

murder | house | police | nurse | chase | See All (77) »

Taglines:

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 »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

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 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,769,548, 1 December 2019

Gross USA:

$63,553,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$124,153,214
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of two movies that were released theatrically in 2019 in which (despite the movie not being a musical) one or more characters sing a song from a Stephen Sondheim musical. In Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story, the character played by Adam Driver sings "Being Alive" and the character played by Scarlett Johansson sings "You Could Drive a Person Crazy," both from Sondheim's 1970 musical Company. In Knives Out, the character played by Daniel Craig sings part of "Losing My Mind" from Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies." See more »

Goofs

Marte tells Harlan that the overdose of morphine is fatal. It is not and would require her to administer breathing support (CPR) until first responders arrive. Later, we see her give CPR to Fran, who has been injected with an overdose of the same drug. See more »

Quotes

Greatnana Wanetta: [Sees Marta] Ransom? Is that you again?
See more »

Connections

References Clue (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Virginia
Written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Bravo!
8 December 2019 | by kamalhasnaaSee all my reviews

Nothing was typical about this. Everything was beautifully done in this movie, the story, the flow, the scenario, everything. I highly recommend it for mystery lovers, for anyone who wants to watch a good movie!


11 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 576 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed