The Invention of Lying

In a world where everyone can only tell the truth... This guy can lie.

The Invention of Lying (2009)


Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.

Directors: Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson.

Release Date: 2009-09-13
Status: Released
Run time: 100 min / 1:40
Budget: $18,500,000
Revenue: $31,912,793
Production Companies : Wintergreen Productions, Media Rights Capital, 1821 Pictures, Lin Pictures, Lynda Obst Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures, Radar Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Ricky Gervais
Mark Bellison
Jennifer Garner
Anna McDoogles
Jonah Hill
Frank Fawcett
Louis C.K.
Greg Kleinschmidt
Jeffrey Tambor
Anthony James
Fionnula Flanagan
Martha Bellison
Rob Lowe
Brad Kessler
Tina Fey
Shelley Bailey
Stephanie March
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
John Hodgman
Wedding Overseer
Nate Corddry
News Reporter
Jimmi Simpson
Martin Starr
Waiter #1
Jason Bateman
Christopher Guest
Nathan Goldfrappe
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Jim the Bartender
Edward Norton
Bobby Moynihan
Stephen Merchant
Man at the Door
Dreama Walker
Eric André
Man #4
Cole Jensen
Short Fat Brian
John Franchi
Casino Gambler


Directing Ricky Gervais Director
Writing Ricky Gervais Writer
Writing Matthew Robinson Writer
Art Priscilla Elliott Art Direction
Directing Matthew Robinson Director
Camera Tim Suhrstedt Director of Photography
Editing Chris Gill Editor
Production Lynn Kressel Casting
Production Francine Maisler Casting
Sound Tim Atack Original Music Composer
Art Alec Hammond Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Susie DeSanto Costume Design
Art Kathleen Rosen Set Decoration
Directing Scott Peterson Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marisa Aboitiz Costume Supervisor
Production Rachel Abarbanell Associate Producer
Production Ricky Gervais Producer
Production Dan Lin Producer
Production Oliver Obst Producer
Production Lynda Obst Producer
Production Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
Production Paris Kasidokostas Latsis Executive Producer
Production Terry Dougas Executive Producer
Production Ted Field Executive Producer
Production Wendy Cox Unit Production Manager
Camera Lawrence Karman Steadicam Operator
Camera Lawrence Karman Camera Operator
Camera Jeffrey Greeley Camera Operator
Camera Sam Urdank Still Photographer
Sound Michael Connell Music Editor
Sound Dana Millman Music Supervisor
Editing Emanuele Giraldo Assistant Editor
Editing Tom Foligno Assistant Editor
Sound Glenn Freemantle Sound Designer
Sound Glenn Freemantle Supervising Sound Editor
Sound David J. Schwartz Sound Mixer

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