The Ghost Writer (2010, United Kingdom)

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The Ghost Writer  2010 crime mystery movie

Running time: 125 minutes

Language: English

Former British Prime Minister Adam Lang hires a new ghostwriter to complete his memoirs. He has to replace the previous writer, Mike McAra, who unfortunately died in an accident during work over the book. But new ghostwriter becomes more and more suspicious about the accident theory and starts the investigation that will take him deep into past of Adam Lang.

Mystery movie with strong political motives - former politician, his energetic wife and their mysterious past plus gloomy atmosphere of secluded island and very good cast. The Ghost Writer has everything there is needed for great thriller, yet the movie has its ups and downs and to put it nicely could have been better.

Our rating

6.8 / 10

Movie value

7 / 10

Realism factor

3 / 5

Adventure factor

4 / 5

Story complexity

3 / 5

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Creators of The Ghost Writer

Roman Polanski films

Roman Polanski


Roman Polanski films

Roman Polanski


Robert Harris (II) films

Robert Harris (II)


Cast of The Ghost Writer

Pierce Brosnan films --pierce-brosnan--

Pierce Brosnan

as Adam Lang

Olivia Williams films --olivia-williams--

Olivia Williams

as Ruth Lang

Ewan McGregor films --ewan-mcgregor--

Ewan McGregor

as ghostwriter

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