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The Invention of Lying (2009)

PG-13

Comedy · 1h 40m · 10/2/2009

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In a world where everyone can only tell the truth... ...this guy can lie.

Description

In a world where the human race has never evolved the ability to lie, a man who suddenly discovers how will change the world. With this superpower, he can get anything he wants. Well, nearly everything. Ricky Gervais (Extras, BBC's The Office) displays his hilariously deadpan acting talents in a comedy invention he co-wrote and co-directed. With a star-studded cast including Jennifer Garner, Louis C.K. and Rob Lowe, plus cameos by Tina Fey and Jonah Hill, it's "explosively funny." according to New York critic David Edelstein. Believe it.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Warner Bros., Media Rights Capital, Radar Pictures, 1821 Pictures, Lin Pictures, Lynda Obst Productions, Wintergreen Productions

Budget

$18,500,000

Revenue

$32,406,507
Cast
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Tina Fey

Shelley
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David Pittu

Tour Guide
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Nathan Corddry

News Reporter
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Stephen Merchant

Man at the Door
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Celeste Oliva

Secretary
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Ellen Colton

Woman #3
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Gene Amoroso

Man #5
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Dan Marshall

Reporter (uncredited)
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Ricky Gervais

Mark Bellison
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Jennifer Garner

Anna McDoogles
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Jonah Hill

Frank
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Louis C.K.

Greg
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Jeffrey Tambor

Anthony
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Fionnula Flanagan

Martha Bellison
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Rob Lowe

Brad Kessler
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Donna Sorbello

Anna's Mother
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Stephanie March

Blonde
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Landlord
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John Hodgman

Wedding Overseer
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Jimmi Simpson

Bob
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Martin Starr

Waiter #1
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Jason Bateman

Doctor
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Christopher Guest

Nathan Goldfrappe
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Alton Fitzgerald White

Angelo Badsmith
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Roz Ryan

Nurse #1
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Michael Patrick Gough

Homeless Man
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Arnie Burton

Waiter at Fancy Restaurant
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Ashlie Atkinson

Bank Teller
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Bobby Moynihan

Assistant
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Shaun Williamson

Richard Bellison
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Cole Jensen

Short Fat Brian
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Conner Rayburn

Son
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Lisa Gerber

Arguing Girlfriend (as Lisa Paige Robinson)
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Matt Stadelmann

Arguing Boyfriend
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Jared Voss

Person #1
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Jessica Baade

Person #2
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Elena Wohl

Person #3
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Matthew Robinson

Person #4
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Donald Foley

Yelling Man
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Patrick Shea

Man #7
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Joe Stapleton

Man #8
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Dennis Lemoine

Young Man
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Lance Norris

Man #1
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Joe Wong

Man #2
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Colin Knight

Man #3
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Eric André

Man #4
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Christine Mascott

Woman #2
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Armen Garo

Man #6
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Dreama Walker

Receptionist
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Brigid O'Connor

Woman #1
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Layla Hosseini

Woman #4
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Erica Newhall

Woman #5
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Nydia Calon

Woman #6 (as Nydia Colón)
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Hope Farley

Woman #7
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Paul Donlon

Elderly #1
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Mauriel Gould

Elderly #2
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Mary Klug

Elderly #3
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Rachel Harker

Woman in Business Suit
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Brett Cramp

Crying Man
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Toni Saladna

Cocktail Waitress
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Guy Strauss

Pit Man
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Nick Towne

Roulette Dealer
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Tate Ellington

Waiter #2
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Luz Alexandra Ramos

Chip Woman
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Ken Cheeseman

Shouting Man
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Nada Despotovich

Nurse #2
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Danielle Perry

Hostess in LaBonisera
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Joseph Badalucco Jr.

Blue Collar Guy
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Douglass Bowen Flynn

Tourist #1
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Jake Watkins

Bully Kid
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Valerie Hager

Talking Head Woman
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Alison Quinn

Talking Head Woman
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Mitchell Roche

Talking Head Man
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Jeffrey Corazzini

News Photographer
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Ellen Becker-Gray

Woman Flirting with Mark (uncredited)
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Desiree April Connolly

Flirtatious Woman (uncredited)
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Philip Seymour Hoffman

Bartender (uncredited)
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Haytham Kandil

Driver (uncredited)
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Edward Norton

Cop (uncredited)
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Brian O'Hara

Photographer (uncredited)
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Greg Paul

Casino Guest (uncredited)
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Sabe Schoeneg

Croupier (uncredited)
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Marc Vos

Church Congregation Member (uncredited)
Crew
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Ricky Gervais

Director
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Ricky Gervais

Writer
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Matthew Robinson

Writer
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Matthew Robinson

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Invention of Lying

(DVD)

10/2/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

The Invention of Lying

(DVD)

1/19/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

The Invention of Lying

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

1/19/2010

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