The Lovebirds (2020 movie)

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The Lovebirds
Directed byMichael Showalter
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Aaron Abrams
  • Brendan Gall
  • Martin Gero
Produced by
  • Tom Lassally
  • Oliver Obst
  • Martin Gero
  • Todd Schulman
  • Jordana Mollick
CinematographyBrian Burgoyne
Edited byRobert Nassau
Music byMichael Andrews
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22) (United States)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$16 million[1]

The Lovebirds is a 2020 American romantic comedy action mystery thriller movie directed by Michael Showalter. The movie stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani, as well as Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, and Kyle Bornheimer. It is about a couple who goes on the run after witnessing a murder.

It was supposed to be released by Paramount Pictures on April 3, 2020, but the movie was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its rights were then sold to Netflix, which released the movie digitally on May 22, 2020.

The movie had mixed reviews with a 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sarah Whitten (April 23, 2020). "Why Hollywood is sticking with movie theaters and only a few films are heading to streaming". CNBC. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  2. "The Lovebirds (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved May 23, 2020.