The Lobster Movie

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Who's Involved:

Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux, Olivia Colman, Yorgos Lanthimos

Release Date:

Friday, May 13, 2016 (Limited)

sexual content including dialogue, and some violence

Runtime: 1 hr, 58 m
Language: FrenchEnglish

Plot: What's the story about?

A love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into The Woods. A desperate Man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules.

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Who stars in The Lobster: Cast List

"Voyagers" , "The Batman"  

"Black Widow" , "Oz: The Great and Powerful"  

"Sing 2" , "Ralph Breaks the Internet"  

"No Time to Die" , "Spectre"  

"The Mitchells vs. The Machines" , "The Father"  

"No Time to Die" , "Paddington"  

Who's making The Lobster: Crew List

A look at the The Lobster behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Yorgos Lanthimos last directed The Favourite and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.





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Production: What we know about The Lobster?

Filming Timeline

  1. January 2016: The film was in Completed status.

The Lobster Release Date: When was the film released?

The Lobster was released in 2016 on Friday, May 13, 2016 (Limited release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including The Darkness, Money Monster and The Curse of Sleeping Beauty.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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