The Invention of Lying

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In a world where everyone can only tell the truth... this guy can lie. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual material and a drug reference.
Released on:
October 2, 2009  

Previously Announced Release Dates:
March 20, 2009
September 25, 2009

Production Companies:
Lynda Obst Productions, Lin Pictures, Media Rights Capital, Radar Pictures, Wintergreen Productions
Warner Bros

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"This Side of the Truth"

Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., John Hodgman, Tina Fey, Christopher Guest, Jeffrey Tambor, Nate Corddry, Patrick Stewart, Jason Bateman, Stephanie March, Fionnula Flanagan

Director: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson

Screenwriter: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson

Genre: Comedy
About the film:
The film is set in an alternate world where there is no concept of lying or dishonesty - no one has ever said anything that wasn't true. Mark Bellison is a loser who can't get a date, can't hold a job, and is facing eviction from his apartment - until he tells the first lie. As the only person on the planet who can deceive others, he discovers that lying gives him enormous power to control people, advance himself, and shape the world to his liking.
Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual material and a drug reference.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $7.03 mil. (1707 theaters) | Domestic Total: $18.45 mil.
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