Flag Day Movie

Loving his daughter was the only honest work he ever did.

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Who's Involved:

Michael Bassick, Christelle Conan, Allen Liu, Josh Brolin, Dale Dickey, Jez Butterworth, William Horberg, John Wildermuth, Katheryn Winnick, Vincent Maraval, Bailey Noble, John-Henry Butterworth, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan, Christopher Woodrow, Sidney Kimmel, Norbert Leo Butz, Dylan Penn, Thorsten Schumacher, Vaishali Mistry, Hopper Jack Penn, Maximilien Arvelaiz, Peter Touche, Lawrence Kopeikin

Release Date:

Friday, August 20, 2021 (Limited)

language, some drug use and violent content

Runtime: 1 hr, 48 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Jennifer Vogel’s father John was larger than life. As a child, Jennifer marveled at his magnetizing energy and ability to make life feel like a grand adventure. He taught her so much about love and joy, but he also happened to be the most notorious counterfeiter in US history.

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Who stars in Flag Day: Cast List

"Licorice Pizza" , "The Tree of Life"  


"Dune" , "Once Upon a Deadpool"  

"Luce" , "Wonder Park"  

"The Possession of Michael King" , "Blood Father"  

"Violence of Action" , "Wrath of Man"  


"The Marksman" , "Wander"  


Who's making Flag Day: Crew List

A look at the Flag Day behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sean Penn last directed The Last Face and Into the Wild. The film's writer Jez Butterworth last wrote Cruella and Ford v Ferrari.


Sean Penn


William Horberg
Sean Penn

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Production: What we know about Flag Day?

Key Facts

  1. "It’s what William Burroughs called, ‘surprised recognition.’ Flag Day should offer audiences the surprise that they themselves have lived, though differently, its parts." - Sean Penn (8/1/2021).
  2. Featuring original songs by Cat Power, Glen Hansard and Eddie Vedder (8/1/2021).
  3. An intimate family portrait based on a true story.
  4. Based on Jennifer Vogel’s 2005 memoir Flim-Flam Man: The True Story Of My Father’s Counterfeit Life.

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. MGM has picked up the rights before debut at the Cannes Film Festival.

  3. October 2017: The film was in Development status.
  4. March 2016: The film was in Pre-Production status.

Flag Day Release Date: When was the film released?

Flag Day was released in 2021 on Friday, August 20, 2021 (Limited release). There were 17 other movies released on the same date, including Reminiscence, The Protégé and PAW Patrol: The Movie.

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