A Simple Favor

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  117 min.
Release Date: September 14, 2018
VOD/Digital: December 11, 2018
DVD/Blu-ray: December 18, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 3.97
based on 136 votes and 46 reviews
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Cast: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells, Linda Cardellini, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend, Eric Johnson

Synopsis

Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) is a blogger in a small town who happens to be a single mother. Her best friend, stylish and sophisticated executive Emily (Blake Lively), goes missing shortly after asking Stephanie for a favor. Emily's husband Sean (Henry Golding) has no idea where she is. Stephanie writes about the disappearance, asking her readers for help, and put fliers up all over town. 

As she looks into what happened, Stephanie begins to realize she really didn't know Emily very well at all. 

Based on the novel of the same name by Darcey Bell. Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Ontario. Several cast members are Canadian.

Director: Paul Feig
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson
Screenplay: Jessica Sharzer
Official Site: ASimpleFavor.Movie

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  • 4 stars "LOVED IT!!!! #LINDA CARDELLINI!!!! AND 4 STARS"
  • 2 stars "What started off interesting ended up stupid."
  • 5 stars "An intriguing, very different movie -- kept you wondering just what was happening and what would happen next! Anna Kendrick ("Stephanie") did a great job."