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Gone Girl (2014)

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With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (screenplay), Gillian Flynn (novel)
Popularity
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Nick Dunne
Rosamund Pike ... Amy Dunne
Neil Patrick Harris ... Desi Collings
Tyler Perry ... Tanner Bolt
Carrie Coon ... Margo Dunne
Kim Dickens ... Detective Rhonda Boney
Patrick Fugit ... Officer James Gilpin
David Clennon ... Rand Elliott
Lisa Banes ... Marybeth Elliott
Missi Pyle ... Ellen Abbott
Emily Ratajkowski ... Andie Fitzgerald
Casey Wilson ... Noelle Hawthorne
Lola Kirke ... Greta
Boyd Holbrook ... Jeff
Sela Ward ... Sharon Schieber
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Storyline

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gone Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,513,109, 5 October 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$167,767,189

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$369,330,363
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nick Dunne is always complaining that his cell phone has no signal. One of the close-ups of his cell phone show that the wireless carrier is T-Mobile, which coincidentally, at the time, had questionable indoor signal strength, due to the lack of lower operating spectrum. See more »

Goofs

The crime scene investigators use luminol in the kitchen. This is a chemical used in forensics to cause trace amounts of blood to luminesce even after it has been cleaned. DNA is destroyed by alcohol based luminol but NOT by hydrogen peroxide based luminol. Presumably the luminol used in this case was hydrogen peroxide based. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick Dunne: When I think of my wife, I always think of the back of her head. I picture cracking her lovely skull, unspooling her brain, trying to get answers. The primal questions of a marriage: What are you thinking? How are you feeling? What have we done to each other? What will we do?
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Soundtracks

I'm Trippin Out
Written by Jason DeFord
Performed by Jelly Roll
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Perfect example of a modern day thriller
17 April 2015 | by mar00481See all my reviews

David Fincher has done what i thought was the impossible, by making a movie from a book, and it actually being good, i'm even going to say better than the book, and i don't give that out lightly.

First off, the use of sound within the film, both diegetic and nondiegetic really sell this film to me, it does a great job in unnerving us as an audience and its just a little off, if i looked at the score of the film, i wouldn't be surprised if it comprised of tritones (For those who don't know, tritones make music sound just that tad off), and the synth sorta sound reminds me a lot of Alex Forrest's signature tune from "Fatal Attraction (1987), Adrian Lyon"

The Story is fantastic it really shows the disconnect between people in the modern day, and how the media influences everything so strongly.

In Summary this movie is a great watch, and if you enjoy the genre, or just trying to put together pieces of a metaphorical puzzle you will enjoy this movie.


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