Hail, Caesar!

Lists: Film Quest 2016, Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Hail, Caesar! follows Eddie Mannix, a fixer working for Hollywood studios in the 1950s, trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanishes during filming."

Overall Ranking: 1409 (Rank from 2016: # 69)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
Citizen Charlie88(full review)
The Void88(full review)
Khalid Rafi84(full review)
Bryan Lienesch83 - Quite possibly one of the Coen brothers' best ones yet!
Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 5
Paul's Trip To The Movies80(full review)
Sean Kelly80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - It's totally self-indulgent and doesn't add up to much but I still liked it.
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75(full review)Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 4
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews70(full review)
Often Off Topic Allie Adkins70 - Would that it were so simple!
(full review)
Comedy: 6
Sex Appeal: 6
Rewatch: 8
Dan O'Neill65(full review)
Minnesota Man60 - Not a Cohen best, but it's fun to goof off every now and then.
(full review)
David Baruffi52(full review)
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews43(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin43(full review)

People Involved

  • Josh Brolin (Eddie Mannix)
  • George Clooney (Baird Whitlock)
  • Alden Ehrenreich (Hobie Doyle)
  • Ralph Fiennes (Laurence Lorenz)
  • Jonah Hill (Joseph Silverman)
  • Scarlett Johansson (DeeAnna Moran)
  • Frances McDormand (C. C. Calhoun)
  • Tilda Swinton (Hedda Hopper)
  • Channing Tatum (Burt Gurney)
  • Christopher Lambert (Arne Slessum)
  • Veronica Osorio (Carlotta Valdez)
  • Max Baker (Head Communist Writer)
  • Clancy Brown (Communist Screenwriter)
  • Fisher Stevens (Communist Writer #1)
  • Patrick Fischler (Communist Writer #2)
  • Tom Musgrave (Communist Writer #3)
  • David Krumholtz (Communist Writer #4)
  • Greg Baldwin (Communist Writer #5)
  • Patrick Carroll (Communist Writer #6)
  • Heather Goldenhersh (Natalie (Secretary))
  • Alison Pill (Mrs. Mannix)
  • Michael Gambon (Narrator)
  • E.E. Bell (Bartender)
  • Fred Melamed (Fred)
  • Wayne Knight (Lurking Extra #1)
  • Jeff Lewis (Lurking Extra #2)
  • John Bluthal (Professor Marcuse)
  • Peter Jason (Director)
  • Noel Conlon (Scotty at the Gate)
  • Caitlin Muelder (Cookhouse Woman)
  • Ming Zhao (Chinese Restaurant Waitress)
  • Natasha Bassett (Gloria DeLamour)
  • Noah Baron (Water Ballet P.A.)
  • Luke Spencer Roberts (Peanut)
  • Helen Siff (Malibu Maid)
  • Robert Trebor (Producer of Hail, Caesar!)
  • (Director)