The Good Liar Movie

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Who's Involved:

Russell Tovey, Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Bill Condon, Jim Carter, Laurie Davidson, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jeffrey Hatcher, Jason Cloth, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Mark Lewis Jones, Greg Yolen, Jack Morrissey, Michael Culkin, Hans Taub, Phil Dunster

Release Date:

Friday, November 15, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

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A life-long con man thinks he lands a perfect mark when he meets a wealthy widow, but she has a secretive past that may foil his plans.

The Good Liar Plot: What's the story?

Career con artist Roy Courtnay (McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Mirren) online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Good Liar?

  1. Based on the widely acclaimed book by Nicholas Searle.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Good Liar?

A look at the The Good Liar behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bill Condon last directed Beauty and the Beast and Mr. Holmes. The film's writer Jeffrey Hatcher last wrote Mr. Holmes and The Duchess.


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Jeffrey Hatcher


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Production Timeline: When did the The Good Liar come together?

On or about November 16, 2018 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about November 16, 2018 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about April 24, 2018 • The film was in Production status.

Principal photography began late April 2018 on location in London.

On or about March 16, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 20, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

New Line has picked up the rights to the Nicholas Searle novel.

The Good Liar Release Date: When was it released?

The Good Liar was released in 2019 on Friday, November 15, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Charlie's Angels, Ford v Ferrari and The Report.

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