- Directed by:
- Oren Moverman
- Richard Gere; Laura Linney; Rebecca Hall; Michael Chernus; Taylor Rae Almonte; Steve Coogan; Charlie Plummer; Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick; Miles J. Harvey
- Release Date:
- United States
BBFC Consumer Advice:Strong language, violence.
THE DINNER, starring Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney and Rebecca Hall, is a dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman (Gere), a popular congressman, invites his troubled younger brother Paul (Coogan) and his wife Claire (Linney) to join him and his wife Katelyn (Hall) for dinner at a fashionable restaurant, the stage is set for a tense night. Stan and Paul’s teenage sons are friends, and the two of them have committed a crime that has shocked the country. While their sons' identities have not yet been discovered, their parents must now decide what action to take. A riveting story filled with many shocking twists and turns, THE DINNER is a chilling parable about the savage reality hidden beneath the surface of middle class lives.