The Good Lie

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Brief Synopsis: "A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to this new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind."

Overall Ranking: 1841 (Rank from 2014: # 84)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Bryan Lienesch82 - For as much buzz as there is surrounding 'Wild', Witherspoon is just as good here.
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)

People Involved

  • Reese Witherspoon (Carrie Davis)
  • Corey Stoll (Jack)
  • Thad Luckinbill (Matt)
  • Sarah Baker (Pamela Lowi)
  • Sharon Conley (Erin Sullivan)
  • Maria Howell ()
  • Joshua Mikel (Dave)
  • Mike Pniewski (Nick Costas)
  • Philippe Falardeau (Director)
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