The Old Man and the Gun Movie

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 Who’s Involved:


Casey Affleck, Tom Waits, Danny Glover, David Lowery, Sissy Spacek, Sean McGinly, Robert Redford, Tika Sumpter, Bill Holderman, Anthony Mastromauro… more »


 Release Date:

Friday, October 5, 2018 (Limited)

brief strong language
 Runtime: N/A
 Language: English

Plot: What’s the story about?

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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Who stars in The Old Man and the Gun: Cast List

Robert Redford

Sidney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Casey Affleck

The Finest Hours, Untitled Whitey Bulger Project

Sissy Spacek

Lake City, Very Good Girls

Danny Glover

Diablo, Alpha and Omega

Tom Waits

Wildwood, Licorice Pizza

Tika Sumpter

Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Tyler Perry’s Acrimony

Who’s making The Old Man and the Gun: Crew List

A look at the The Old Man and the Gun behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film’s director David Lowery last directed The Green Knight and A Ghost Story. The film’s writer Sean McGinly last wrote The Great Buck Howard.


David Lowery


Sean McGinly
David Lowery


Bill Holderman
Anthony Mastromauro
Robert Redford

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Production: What we know about The Old Man and the Gun?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the 2003 “The New Yorker” article by David Grann.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2018: The film was in Completed status.
  2. May 2017: The film was in Post-Production status.

    Wrapped production May 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  3. March 2017: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Principal photography is scheduled to begin in early spring 2017 in Ohio.

  4. April 2013: The film was in Development status.

    David Lowery will write and direct the film, which is based on a 2003 “New Yorker” article. Last announced in August 2010.

  5. August 2010: The film was in Development status.
  6. February 2010: The film was in Announced status.

The Old Man and the Gun Release Date: When was the film released?

The Old Man and the Gun was released in 2018 on Friday, October 5, 2018 (Limited release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including A Star Is BornThe Hate U Give and Venom.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 152019
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