Knives Out

2019 film directed by Rian Johnson

Knives Out is a 2019 American black comedy mystery movie written, produced and directed by Rian Johnson. The movie is about a rich family gathering gone horribly wrong, after the family patriarch's death leads a master detective to investigate.

Knives Out
Directed byRian Johnson
Produced by
Written byRian Johnson
Starring
Music byNathan Johnson[1]
CinematographySteve Yedlin
Edited byBob Ducsay
Production
company
Distributed byLionsgate
Release date
  • September 7, 2019 (2019-09-07) (TIFF)
  • November 27, 2019 (2019-11-27) (United States)
Running time
130 minutes[3]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$40 million[4]

The movie stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, M. Emmet Walsh, K Callan, Frank Oz and Christopher Plummer.

The movie had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2019 and is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on November 27, 2019, by Lionsgate.

The movie has strong positive reviews with Rotten Tomatoes holding an approval rating of 98% based on 100 reviews.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nathan Johnson to Reteam with Rian Johnson on 'Knives Out'". Film Music Reporter. March 13, 2019. Archived from the original on April 1, 2019. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  2. Fleming Jr., Mike (September 7, 2018). "Toronto Whopper: MRC Buys World Rights To Daniel Craig-Rian Johnson Whodunit 'Knives Out'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 30, 2019. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  3. "Knives Out". Toronto International Film Festival. Archived from the original on July 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  4. Scott Roxborough (September 7, 2019). "'Knives Out' Director Rian Johnson on Shifting From 'Star Wars' to Agatha Christie-Style Whodunnit". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on September 9, 2019. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  5. "Knives Out (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Archived from the original on September 9, 2019. Retrieved November 1, 2019.