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The Invention of Lying

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The Invention of Lying
Directed by
Written by
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Matthew Robinson
Produced by
CinematographyTim Surhstedt
Edited byChris Gill
Music byTim Atack
Distributed by
Release dates
  • September 14, 2009 (2009-09-14) (TIFF)
  • October 2, 2009 (2009-10-02) (United States)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
BudgetUS$18.5 million[1]
Box officeUS$32.7 million[2]

The Invention of Lying is a 2009 American speculative romantic comedy movie written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson.

The movie stars Gervais as the first human with the ability to lie in a world where people can only tell the truth. The cast includes Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Rob Lowe, and Tina Fey. The movie was released in the United States on October 2, 2009.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Invention of Lying: Ricky Gervais". ComingSoon.net. 2009-08-24.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Movie The Invention of Lying - Box Office Data". The-Numbers. Retrieved 2009-12-23.