Stillwater Movie

A daughter's last hope. A father's only chance.

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A father-daughter drama from the team behind 2015's Spotlight.

Who's Involved:

Matt Damon, Jonathan King, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, Tom McCarthy, Liza Chasin, Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré, Deanna Dunagan

Release Date:

Friday, July 30, 2021 (Nationwide)


Runtime: 2 hrs, 20 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

An American oil-rig rough neck from Oklahoma travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

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Who stars in Stillwater: Cast List

"Thor: Love and Thunder" , "The Last Duel"  

"My Sister's Keeper" , "Ender's Game"  

"House of Gucci" , "Golda"  


Who's making Stillwater: Crew List

A look at the Stillwater behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tom McCarthy last directed Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made and Spotlight. The film's writer Tom McCarthy last wrote Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made and Disney's Christopher Robin.


Liza Chasin
Jonathan King
Tom McCarthy

Production Companies

Amblin Partners

Participant Media

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Production: What we know about Stillwater?

Key Facts

  1. The Stillwater soundtrack features a score by Academy Award winning composer Mychael Danna (8/2/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2020: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. July 2019: The film was in Development status.

Stillwater Release Date: When was the film released?

Stillwater was released in 2021 on Friday, July 30, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Green Knight, Jungle Cruise and Ride the Eagle.

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Jul. 4, 2021
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