A Simple Favor Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3931

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/18/2018

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Mystery

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Paul Feig

Actors: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Joshua Satine, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend

Plot: A mother and budding vlogger, Stephanie finds herself in the middle of an intriguing and dangerous mystery when she attempts to figure out what happened to her friend, Emily, who suddenly goes missing from their small town. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3.5/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 02/10/2019

Paul Feig demonstrates a flair for mixing black comedy and Hitchcockian suspense in this clever and delightfully twisted mystery film. It's elevated by two great performances by Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick.

Rating of
3/4

Rod - wrote on 12/28/2018

This is a surprise! Watching this film is like riding a roller coaster. It's a perfect combination of thrill and fun. Who would have thought that a Blake lively-Anna Kendrick duo could make the most out of comedy-mystery film? I loved it so much that I'll use it as my reference in film school as an effective combination of comedy and crime genres. Good watch!!!

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Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
Movie God

Rating of
3/4

If It Was Simple, It Wouldn't Be So Much Fun

Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/17/2018

I think Paul Feig should lay off the comedy for awhile and make more films like this. While A Simple Favor has some humorous moments, it is more of a mystery with plenty of twists and some dark moments thrown into the mix. Plus, the trifecta of Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively and Henry Golding makes for a smart, entertaining combination.

The film starts off innocently enough, with Kendrick playing Stephanie Smothers, a single mother who vlogs her life following the death of her husband and brother. She is the picture-perfect mother, volunteering and just oh-so-nice, with her son, Miles (Joshua Satine) highly polished, but a bit overprotected. Things take s sudden turn when Miles makes friends with Nicky Nelson (Ian Ho) son of Emily (Blake Lively) whose hectic life has her working as a …

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