• The Ghost Writer (2010)

The Ghost Writer

Release Date: February 19th, 2010

DVD Release Date: August 3rd, 2010

PG-13 |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

When a successful ghostwriter, the Ghost (Ewan McGregor), agrees to finish the memoirs of Adam Long (Pierce Brosnan), England's former prime minister, his publisher assures him it's the chance of a lifetime. Instead, he begins to uncover evidence that suggests his late predecessor knew a dark secret about Lang and may have been murdered to prevent it from coming to light.

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, Eli Wallach, Jim Belushi

Director: Roman Polanski

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Babelsberg Film GmbH, Runteam III, RP Films 11

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

Keywords: 2010s, Mystery, Wife, Suspenseful, Pursuit, Office, England

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Here's another thought: This old man who can't leave the house has just made the first important film of 2010. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This movie is the work of a man who knows how to direct a thriller. Smooth, calm, confident, it builds suspense instead of depending on shock and action. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is a slicker, shallower exercise. It's hypnotic as it unfolds, but once the credit roll frees you from its grip, it doesn't bear close scrutiny. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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