Free Guy Movie

The world needed a hero. They got a guy.

Free Guy movie poster

Who's Involved:

Shawn Levy, Ryan Reynolds, Taika Waititi, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel Howery, Matt Lieberman, Joe Kerry, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jodie Comer

Release Date:

Friday, August 13, 2021 (Nationwide)

strong fantasy violence throughout, language and crude/suggestive references

Runtime: 1 hr, 55 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A bank teller is stuck in his routine discovers he’s a background character in the open-world action-adventure video game Free City, and he is the only one capable of saving his world.

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Who stars in Free Guy: Cast List

... Guy

"The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" , "Once Upon a Deadpool"  

... Antoine

"Thor: Love and Thunder" , "Green Lantern"  

... Mouser

"Mulan" , "Brittany Runs A Marathon"  

... Milly


... Keys


... Buddy

"Deep Water" , "National Champions"  

Who's making Free Guy: Crew List

A look at the Free Guy behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Shawn Levy last directed This Is Where I Leave You and The Internship. The film's writer Matt Lieberman last wrote The Christmas Chronicles 2 and Scoob!.


Shawn Levy


Matt Lieberman


Greg Berlanti
Shawn Levy
Ryan Reynolds
Sarah Schechter

Production: What we know about Free Guy?

Key Facts

  1. Said to be in the vein of The Truman Show (5/9/2019).

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. October 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. April 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. Filming fall 2019.

  5. October 2018: The film was in Development status.

Free Guy Release Date: When was the film released?

Free Guy was released in 2021 on Friday, August 13, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Respect, Don't Breathe 2 and The Lost Leonardo.

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