Knives Out is a 2019 mystery film featuring great artists like Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, etc. This movie is a modern whodunit that is successful to keep the audience speculating until the end.
The movie is directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman. Theme of the movie is suspense and thriller.
Knives Out: The Mystery
Rich crime novelist Harlan Thrombey( Christopher Plummer) invites his family to his mansion on the occasion of his 85th birthday. It so happens that on the next day, Harlan is found dead with his throat slit.
The police lead to the decision that it was suicide. But someone anonymously pays private detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) to investigate the case. Moreover, the story reveals Harlan’s weak relationships with his family.
He had threatened to expose his son-in-law Richard (Don Johnson) for cheating on his wife Linda (Jamie Lee Curtis). Further, He also cut off his daughter-in-law Joni’s (Toni Collette) allowance for stealing from him.
He has also fired his son Walt (Michael Shannon) from his publication company and was also in an argument with his grandson Ransom (Chris Evans). The story becomes more complex when the audience realizes that Harlan’s nurse Marta (Ana de Armas) had accidentally given him an overdose of morphine instead of his usual medication.
Since she was unable to find any antidote, Harlan had only a few minutes to live. What happens next is quite interesting to watch. The movie depicts greed for money.
The movie is composed by Nathan Johnson. It has received many good critics and its average rating was 8.3/10. The movie has also bagged many awards like AACTA Awards, Academy Awards, American Cinema Awards, Art Directors Guild Awards, and many more. The movie successfully earned $309.2 million in the box office. The duration of the movie is 130 minutes.