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Summary Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren) online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

The Good Liar
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
55
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 73 User Ratings
5.5
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Summary Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren) online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
55
48% Positive
15 Reviews
48% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 31 Critic Reviews
55
48% Positive
15 Reviews
48% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 73 User Ratings
5.5
36% Positive
26 Ratings
49% Mixed
36 Ratings
15% Negative
11 Ratings

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 73 User Ratings
5.5
36% Positive
26 Ratings
49% Mixed
36 Ratings
15% Negative
11 Ratings

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Production Company 1000 Eyes, BRON Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, New Line Cinema
Release Date Nov 15, 2019
Duration 1 h 49 m
Rating R
Tagline Read between the lies
The Queerties
2 Nominations
AARP Movies for Grownups Awards
1 Nomination
Satellite Awards
1 Nomination