Suburbicon is a 2017 American black comedy film directed by George Clooney.

Official trailers

Paramount Pictures on Thursday, July 27, 2017 released the trailer:
Suburbicon (2017) - Official Trailer - Paramount Pictures.

Story intro

In 1959, the peaceful, all-white neighborhood of Suburbicon is shaken up by the arrival of an African-American family, the Mayers. Gardner Lodge, a mild-mannered family man, lives with his paraplegic wife Rose, their son Nicky and Rose's sister Margaret in Suburbicon. One night, two robbers, Sloan and Louis, break into the Lodge family home, tie the entire family up and kill Rose with an overdose of chloroform. Margaret moves in to help take care of Nicky. Soon after her sister's death, Margaret begins to transform herself into Rose, dyeing her hair blonde and having sex with Gardner. The Lodges are called into the police station to identify Sloan and Louis, but both Gardner and Margaret say that the police have the wrong men, even as Nicky recognizes them as his mother's murderers. Soon afterward, Sloan shows up at Gardner's job and demands the money that he owes him and Louis - payment for killing Rose. When Gardner refuses to pay, Sloan and Louis plan to return to his house and kill Nicky and Margaret. As tensions mount between the residents of Suburbicon and their new African-American neighbors, charismatic insurance agent Bud Cooper arrives one day when Gardner is not home and begins asking Margaret questions, looking to clear up red flags in a life insurance claim made on Rose by Gardner shortly after her death. Cooper tells Margaret he suspects her and Gardner of murdering Rose to collect on her policy, and Margaret kicks him out of the house. That night, as a prolonged protest at the home of the new African-American residents turns into a riot, Cooper returns to talk directly to Gardner. He tells Gardner that he knows the nature of his and Margaret's insurance fraud plan and attempts to blackmail them into giving him their entire payout in exchange for his silence. Margaret poisons his coffee with lye, and Gardner stabs him with a fireplace poker to finish him off. Gardner leaves to hide his body, trailed by Sloan.


Matt Damon
Gardner Lodge, Nicky's father
Julianne Moore
Rose and Margaret
Noah Jupe
Nicky Lodge, Gardner's son
Oscar Isaac
Bud Cooper, the insurance claims investigator
Glenn Fleshler
Ira Sloan, a hitman
Alex Hassell
Louis, Sloan's partner
Megan Ferguson
Jack Conley
Gary Basaraba
Uncle Mitch
Michael D. Cohen
Karimah Westbrook
Mrs. Mayers
Leith Burke
Mr. Mayers
Tony Espinosa
Andy Mayers


The film Suburbicon was scheduled to be released on September 2, 2017 (Venice), on October 27, 2017 (United States, Canada), on November 9, 2017 (Germany), on December 8, 2017 (Turkey) and on January 12, 2018 (People's Republic of China) by Paramount Pictures, AQS, Arthouse Traffic, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Bir Film, Bona Film Group, Bravos Pictures, Concorde Filmverleih, Constantin-Film, Diamond Films, Elevation Pictures, Entertainment One, Filmware International, Future Film, Leone Film Group, Magic Box, Maximum, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mis. Label, NOS Audiovisuais, Odeon, Remain In Light, Roadshow Films, SF Studios, Sena, Shaw Organisation, Solar Pictures, Star Channel Movies, Sun Distribution, Tandem Films, The Searchers, Times Media Films, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation (TFC), TriPictures, United International Pictures (UIP), United King Films, Venus Films, Village Cines, Woo Sung Entertainment, Concorde Home Entertainment, KVH Media Group, Netflix and Paramount Home Media Distribution.

The duration of the film is 105 minutes. With a budget of $25 million, the film grossed over $11.9 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Suburbicon got low rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "D-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website:

Wikipedia: Suburbicon

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