ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.
The film made headline news when Kevin Spacey, who originally portrayed J. Paul Getty, was accused of sexual misconduct. The role was recast with Christopher Plummer and scenes were reshot only a month before the film's cinema release. However, at 88 years old, Christopher Plummer became the oldest acting Oscar nominee following his nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2018 Academy Awards.
The film is biographical crime thriller directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa. It's based on the book 'Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the heirs of J. Paul Getty' written by John Pearson.
Rated 15 for strong violence, threat and language.
IMDB Rating: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 78%
Awards and Nominations:
1 Oscar nomination and 12 other nominations
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