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A Simple Favor (2018)

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Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.

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Paul Feig

Writers:

Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by), Darcey Bell (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Stephanie Smothers
Ian Ho ... Nicky Nelson
Joshua Satine ... Miles Smothers
Glenda Braganza ... Mrs. Kerry Glenda (as Braganza)
Andrew Rannells ... Darren
Kelly McCormack ... Stacy
Aparna Nancherla ... Sona
Jiah Mavji Jiah Mavji ... Sona's Daughter
Ava LaFramboise Ava LaFramboise ... Lulu
Blake Lively ... Emily Nelson
Henry Golding ... Sean Townsend
Dustin Milligan ... Chris
Danielle Bourgon ... Grace (Stephanie's Mom)
Gia Sandhu ... Valerie
Lila Yee Lila Yee ... Margaret (Sean's Mom)
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Storyline

Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.

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What Happened to Emily? See more »


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14A | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A Simple Favour See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,050,000, 14 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,901,579, 21 October 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

This was Paul Feig's second non-full-fledged comedy film since I Am David (2003). It is darker when compared to many of the other films he previously directed. See more »

Goofs

Sean and Stephanie are talking over a couple of glasses of Laphroaig scotch. At one point, the glass disappears from Sean's hand and then in the next shot reappears. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Emily: Stephanie. I need your help.
Stephanie: Uh, are you okay?
Emily: I'm fine, but I do need just a simple favor. Can you come over?
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Connections

Referenced in Film 24: Episode dated 21 September 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Laisse Tomber Les Filles
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Performed by France Gall
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V. under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Don't be fooled
15 September 2018 | by carlycrochSee all my reviews

I have AMC A-list , so I see 3 movies a week. I really wanted to see this movie because I love thrillers. Imagine my surprise when I got thriller and comedy (my other favorite) in one film? Loved this movie and am going to see it again this week.


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