A Simple Favor
A Simple Favor is a 2018 American black comedy mystery thriller film directed by Paul Feig from a screenplay by Jessica Sharzer, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Darcey Bell. The film stars Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Andrew Rannells, Linda Cardellini, Rupert Friend, and Jean Smart, and follows a small town vlogger who tries to solve the disappearance of her mysterious and rich best friend.
- Emily: You are so nice. I have no idea how you've survived this long.
- Emily: Brotherfucker!
- Sean: I'm tired of lying, I'm tired of pretending. I want to be this man. The man I am with you.
- Stephanie: I don't do threesomes.
- Margaret: Are you a mother?
- Stephanie: Yes. I love every minute of it.
- Margaret: Aww. Then you must have brain damage.
- Sean: I grieved your death.
- Emily: I understand. You're not alone. They say that 90% of people who lose their spouse end up sleeping with their spouse's best friend after their funeral, actually.
- Sean: Really?
- Emily: No, I just made that up, you fucking dick. That's how you grieve? Balls deep in my best friend?
- Can you keep a secret?
- Anna Kendrick as Stephanie Smothers
- Blake Lively as Emily Nelson aka Hope McLanden / Faith McLanden
- Henry Golding as Sean Townsend
- Andrew Rannells as Darren
- Linda Cardellini as Diana Hyland
- Rupert Friend as Dennis Nylon
- Jean Smart as Margaret McLanden
- Ian Ho as Nicky Townsend
- Joshua Satine as Miles Smothers
- Bashir Salahuddin as Detective Summervile
- Eric Johnson as Davis
- Glenda Braganza as Kerry Glenda
- Kelly McCormack as Stacy
- Aparna Nancherla as Sona
- Dustin Milligan as Chris
- Danielle Bourgon as Grace Smothers
- Gia Sandhu as Valerie
- Paul Jurewicz as Bobby Chelkowsky
- Sarah Baker as Maryanne Chelkowsky