Knives Out is a 2019 American whodunit mystery film written, produced and directed by Rian Johnson (The Last Jedi)
It’s a murder mystery film. At family gathering the family patriarch’s death leads a master detective to investigate.
Described as part comedy, it’s not that funny however it is very good, with lots of twisty plot and very sharp dialogue.
- Christopher Plummer as Harlan Thrombey the guy that dies.
- Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc.
- Chris Evans as Hugh Drysdale: Harlan’s grandson.
- Jamie Lee Curtis as Linda Drysdale: Harlan’s eldest daughter.
- Michael Shannon as Walter Thrombey: Harlan’s youngest son and George Westinghouse.
- Don Johnson as Richard Drysdale: Harlan’s son-in-law and Linda’s husband.
- Toni Collette as Joni Thrombey: Harlan’s daughter-in-law.
- Ana de Armas as Marta Cabrera: Harlan’s caretaker and main character in the film.
- Frank Oz as Alan Stevens: Harlan’s lawyer who I did not recognize.