The Ghost Writer

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"Read between the lies."
  • PG-13
  • 2010
  • 7.2  (157,381)
  • 77

"The Ghost Writer" is a political thriller film based on the novel "The Ghost" about a ghost writer who is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister. He is hired after his predecessor mysteriously dies in an accident. The ghost writer soon learns many secrets that he should not know, and these secrets put his life in jeopardy. The film stars Ewan McGregor (Ghost Writer), Pierce Brosnan (former British prime minister), Olivia Williams (Ruth Lang), Kim Cattrall (Amelia Bly), Timothy Hutton (Sidney Kroll), Tom Wilkinson (Paul Emmett), and Jon Bernthal (Rick Rickerdelli). The novel is written by Robert Harris, and the screen play is written by Roman Polanski and Robert Harris; Roman Polanski also directs the film. The film was distributed by Summit Entertainment and Optimum Releasing. The running time of the movie is 128 minutes long. The budget for the film was $45 million and it grossed $60,222,298 in the box office.

The Ghost Writer
The Ghost Writer
The Ghost Writer

Trailer - 2 min 10 sec

The Ghost (Uk)
The Ghost (Uk)

Trailer - 2 min 11 sec

Description
"The Ghost Writer" is a political thriller film based on the novel "The Ghost" about a ghost writer who is hired to write the memoirs of a former British prime minister. He is hired after his predecessor mysteriously dies in an accident. The ghost writer soon learns many secrets that he should not know, and these secrets put his life in jeopardy. The film stars Ewan McGregor (Ghost Writer), Pierce Brosnan (former British prime minister), Olivia Williams (Ruth Lang), Kim Cattrall (Amelia Bly), Timothy Hutton (Sidney Kroll), Tom Wilkinson (Paul Emmett), and Jon Bernthal (Rick Rickerdelli).

The novel is written by Robert Harris, and the screen play is written by Roman Polanski and Robert Harris; Roman Polanski also directs the film. The film was distributed by Summit Entertainment and Optimum Releasing. The running time of the movie is 128 minutes long. The budget for the film was $45 million and it grossed $60,222,298 in the box office.

The Ghost Writer is a 2010 thriller. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 77.

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  • Release Date
    2010
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (157,381)
  • Metascore
    77