Hail, Caesar!

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Hail, Caesar!
Directed by
Produced by
Written by
  • Joel Coen
  • Ethan Coen
Starring
Music byCarter Burwell
CinematographyRoger Deakins
Edited by
Production
companies
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
Running time
106 minutes[1]
Country
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget$22 million[2]
Box office$63.6 million[2]

Hail, Caesar! is a 2016 black comedy movie written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The movie stars Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Channing Tatum.

It is a fictional story that follows the real-life fixer Eddie Mannix (Brolin) working in the Hollywood movie industry in the 1950s trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanished during the filming of a biblical epic.

The movie premiered in Los Angeles on February 1, 2016, and was released in the United States on February 5, 2016.

It made $63 million worldwide and received positive reviews. The movie was chosen by National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2016[3] and it received nominations at the 89th Academy Awards and 70th British Academy Film Awards, both for production design.

References[change | change source]

  1. "HAIL, CAESAR! (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. February 12, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Hail, Caesar! (2016)". Box Office Mojo. (Amazon.com). Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  3. "National Board of Review Announces 2016 Award Winners". National Board of Review. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.