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Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into E

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2018-08-29

Runtime 117 minutes

Budget $20m

Revenue $98m


TMDB 6.6


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hannah shared a tip "Super impressed with the acting and the wardrobe is so cool!!"

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shemdani shared a tip "A really well-done drama. Thoroughly enjoyed being a couch potato 😍"

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becca_sangwin shared a tip "Finally watched this over the weekend and loved it! Fast-paced, thrilling, and funny."

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tacorei_brown shared a tip "This was a pretty good film, but there was just TOO MANY PLOT TWISTS AT THE END"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Just Do Yourself A Simple Favor And Watch Tbis"

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gail_weathers shared a tip "Forgot how AWESOME this movie is"

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samanthaxmcgee shared a tip "In my top ten fav movies!"

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eXlo shared a tip "ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT"

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alina_kukhta shared a tip "Well right now I am watching Scandal, a political drama. I live it!"

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PousseLananas shared a tip "It was the perfect Friday night movie: an entertaining, uncomplicated, comedy thriller. I absolutely loves it."

jess_ica_9043 shared a tip "Meh"

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rebecca_bella shared a tip "Both actresses played their part to a T. This is the only movie I have went to alone. Excellent film!"

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ginger_k shared a tip "So well done. Paul Feig is a genius"

marlena_a._esquivel shared a tip "It was good, but I thought it would have been better. The story was good."

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natalie_mck shared a tip "2018"

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mariah_taylor_ shared a tip "good show!!"

elisa_cibrario shared a tip "Not outstanding but good enough"

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katy_reasor shared a tip "This is such a great movie. Anna Kendrick is amazing and her chemistry with Blake Lively is 🔥"

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swanqueen shared a tip "Blake lively in a suit, do I need to say more"

tania_tanas shared a tip "Intriguing. Blake Lively always stunning."

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crysallis shared a tip "Great psych thriller vibes. Gave me the chills at times. Plus: Anna Kendrick is always a win in my book"

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melissa_browning_4500 shared a tip "I thought it was decent. Not terrible but not amazing either. I do however adore both of the actresses!"

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natasha_smith_4540 shared a tip "I really liked this movie 💗"

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bouwer_marc shared a tip "I loved this fast paced unexpectedly intriguing story of two very different women"

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krista_2451 shared a tip "Loved it all!"

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lanasavannah shared a tip "This was a good story, kept you in the dark until the end."

rajat_o shared a tip "It is a great mystery movie 👍🏽👍🏽"

laronda_carey shared a tip "I love how they turned the book into a movie—great job!"

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swati_singh shared a tip "Perfect chic thriller movie!"

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michelle_fisher_2110 shared a tip "Brother*uc*er"

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michelle_fisher_2110 shared a tip "Brother*fuc*er"

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ryan_fisher_6518 shared a tip "Styles clash in this alluring mysterious thriller. Full of twists and turns this movie keeps you guessing."

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eeva_passailaigue shared a tip "Twists and turns. So good"

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brookelynn shared a tip "Way better than I expected (I had pretty low expectations). It was clever and funny. Worth a watch."

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scot_long shared a tip "Cute and funny but also has turns you don't see coming. Love Anna Kendrick."

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cindy_roullet shared a tip "Has nice French music in it"

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danielle_stapp shared a tip "I need to rewatch"

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sheila_gustaveson shared a tip "Loved this show!!!"

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stephanie_smith_3327 shared a tip "Unexpectedly funny. I had a good time watching this one."

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corey_simons shared a tip "This movie was a great surprise. Loved it."

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adriana_casal shared a tip "Gone Girl is a good one"

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adriana_casal shared a tip "Gone Girl"

matt_rizzo_7734 shared a tip "Blake lively kills it in this movie (8/10)"

timur_aleshin shared a tip "Unpredictable. Reminded me of Gone Girl. Don't want to say too much else."

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denise_puckett shared a tip "Excellent..dark and very gripping.."

dana_greer shared a tip "This has so dark humor."

doha_5462 shared a tip "Wait until the end You won't regret it ;)"

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erik_russel shared a tip "Loved every second of it"

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gabrielle_faucher shared a tip "So good the minute you think you know what is going to happen There is an unexpected twist that changes everything"

puds102 shared a tip "Really good movie."

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50sumthing shared a tip "Very cool movie. Girl crush on Blake Lively now"

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deanna_george shared a tip "It's was ok on a snow day."

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MysteryLover shared a tip "Loved this!"

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melia_eller shared a tip "GREAT movie!!"

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elle_carter shared a tip "WOW! Just WOW!"

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andie_thompson shared a tip "I thought this was a really great movie. I enjoyed the story line and all."

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nicole_oechsle shared a tip "A twist you won't see coming. Loved it."

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abby_4268 shared a tip "It was... unexpected, but that’s what I loved about it! What about you?"

piper_hartley shared a tip "I thought I knew what was going to happen throughout the movie and I was wrong so many unexpected moments"

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krislynne_christopher shared a tip "Such a good movie with so many plot twists. This movie will legit have you glued to your seat."

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christopher_brown_2517 shared a tip "Awesome movie"

kayla_stephens_7081 shared a tip "3.5/5. The acting was great. Good mix of comedy and suspense."

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marla_ross_webb shared a tip "Loved it! Good story. Kept u interested from start to finish."

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kirk_hanke shared a tip "Fun little movie. Ending coukd gave been better 7 out of 10"

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sara_buchiere shared a tip "Clothes, acting and storyline"

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leo_love_204 shared a tip "Loveee"

casey_heenan_spino shared a tip "Perfect movie to watch when you both can’t agree on a movie! Perfect date night movie!!! Loved it"

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angela_bridgman shared a tip "The twists were so gut wrenching and unexpected! Loved this movie!"

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ashley_bedenbaugh shared a tip "I freaking loved watching this twisted movie!"

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amanda_s_446 shared a tip "Great movie with an unexpected ending"

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meme_p. shared a tip "Loved the plot but the outfits that blake lively(plays emily) wore was absolutely amazing #drama #mystery #loveit"

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not_cassidy shared a tip "One of my favorites!"

mialyn_lammy shared a tip "Blake Lively is an enigma, always has been. I fully believe they gave her this movie so we never forget how beautiful she is."

grace_fenton_2180 shared a tip "So captivating! I am pretty infamous for falling asleep during any and ALL movies…this one I couldn’t keep my eyes off or!"

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felicity_hall shared a tip "Clever, twist and turn movie"

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evans_mcgowan shared a tip "Delightful thriller with some satisfying twists."

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cheryl_doubleday shared a tip "This movie is the one of the rare times you will here me say, “The movie was better than the book”"

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greycoopre shared a tip "Many twists to this one"

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katy_hicks shared a tip "Wild ride, Blake Lively is amazing."

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michelle_thomas_6025 shared a tip "Loved the crazy combo of comedy/crime"

carmen_pardo shared a tip "#suspense"

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neilia_sherman shared a tip "Twists and turns"

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abdulla_a shared a tip "Amazing"

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ashlea_garrett shared a tip "its a slow pace movie but its so good and super interesting."

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charity_joyce shared a tip "Super suspenseful."

laura_nicolescu shared a tip "Clever!"

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sam_wheat shared a tip "Funny and suspenseful with intriguing twist and turns."

aaya_mclyn shared a tip "It was intertaining"

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lauren_baillargeon shared a tip "Lesbian undertones"

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brittany_nicole_1019 shared a tip "Love Anna Kendrick, this movie definitely was not much of a comedy personally but as a fan of true crime it was very compelling"

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miguel_pazmio shared a tip "Plot, twists, jokes,"

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LornaMarie shared a tip "A twisted movie that we are left trying to figure out. Really enjoyed this one"

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heidi_taylor_732 shared a tip "Soooo goood"

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2025_amanda_wallace shared a tip "Very confusing but great movie #drama"

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janice_melvin shared a tip "Unexpected"

janet_welch shared a tip "A must watch! Lots of suspense and drama with humor"

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venkatesh_mohan shared a tip "Man love the direction"

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madison_clevenger shared a tip "This is so good a must watch"

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brittany_pepper_6180 shared a tip "Love!!!"

matt_hahn shared a tip "Just was a decent movie"

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lena_4787 shared a tip "Way better than expected, really liked it"

samantha_gibilisco shared a tip "Love this watched it about 4 times in a week"

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alexis_emma_2586 shared a tip "This was amazing!!! Loved the ending so unexpected"

carol_loos shared a tip "Brilliant - definitely worth the watch"

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rose_brizuela shared a tip "Really Great movie"

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joy_bernet shared a tip "Nicely done"

timmi_klezmer shared a tip "Actresses@"

mikala_mcguire shared a tip "I’m not sure if it would have made sense if I didn’t read the book first"

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genevieve_paul_220 shared a tip "Love it! Lots of twists"

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corinne_stevens shared a tip "A guilty pleasure for a rainy afternoon. Don’t have too high expectations just enjoy it And the clothes.."

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maya_alvarado_ziegl shared a tip "I loved how the story unfolds throughout the movie because the characters are a mystery and you never expect the ending"

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frances_livings shared a tip "It's entertaining with many clever twists. About 3.4 stars out of 5"

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allie_torres_7752 shared a tip "Very crazy"

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sara_wolfe shared a tip "It’s worth a watch!"

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charismatics_here shared a tip "This movie is like Gone Girl but if it had a happy ending and had some comedy in it"

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louise_oldenkamp shared a tip "Witty, smart, funny"

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