Body of Lies Movie

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2008 | R | Drama Thriller

A CIA operative posted in Amman is helped in his pursuit of a high-ranking terrorist by the head of Jordan's intelligence agency. more

Release DateU.S.

Body of Lies was released on
Friday, October 10, 2008 Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

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Ridley Scott


William Monahan


Rating MPAA

R for violence including some torture, and for language throughout


Based on Washington Post columnist David Ignatius' 2007 novel about a CIA operative, Roger Ferris (Leonardo DiCaprio), who uncovers a lead on a major terrorist leader suspected to be operating out of Jordan. When Ferris devises a plan to infiltrate his network, he must first win the backing of cunning CIA veteran Ed Hoffman (Russell Crowe) and the collegial, but perhaps suspect, head of Jordanian intelligence. Although ostensibly his allies, Ferris questions how far he can really trust these men without putting his entire operation – and his life – on the line.

Also Known As
  • Untitled Ridley Scott Project
Shooting Locations
  • TBA: Rabat, Morocco
  • TBA: Maryland, United States

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