Stranger Than Fiction

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  • PG-13
Will Ferrell stars as Harold Crick, a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. With the help of Professor Jules Hilbert (Dustin Hoffman), Harold discovers he's the main character in... read more
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Will Ferrell stars as Harold Crick, a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. With the help of Professor Jules Hilbert (Dustin Hoffman), Harold discovers he's the main character in a novel-in-progress and that the voice belongs to Karen Eiffel (Emma Thompson), an eccentric author famous for killing her main characters in creative ways. Harold must quickly track down Eiffel and stop her before she conjures up a way to finish him off.

Original Release

09/09/2006

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Cast

Will Ferrell Harold Crick
Maggie Gyllenhaal Ana Pascal
Dustin Hoffman Professor Jules Hilbert
Emma Thompson Karen Eiffel
Queen Latifah Penny Escher
Ricky Adams Young Boy
Denise Hughes Kronecker Bus Driver
Christian Stolte Young Boy's Father
William Dick IRS Co-Worker #1
Tony Hale Dave
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Directors

Marc Forster

Writers

Zach Helm

Cast

Will Ferrell Harold Crick
Maggie Gyllenhaal Ana Pascal
Dustin Hoffman Professor Jules Hilbert
Emma Thompson Karen Eiffel
Queen Latifah Penny Escher
Ricky Adams Young Boy
Denise Hughes Kronecker Bus Driver
Christian Stolte Young Boy's Father
William Dick IRS Co-Worker #1
Tony Hale Dave
Peggy Roeder Polish Woman
Peter Grosz IRS Co-Worker #5
Tonray Ho IRS Co-Worker #6
Danny Rhodes Bakery Employee #1
Linara Washington Bakery Employee #2
T.J. Jagodowski IRS Co-Worker #4
David Pompeii Bakery Customer #2
Larry Neumann Jr. Homeless Man
John Mohrlein Man with Hose
Tom Hulce Dr. Cayly

Producers

Joseph Drake Executive Producer
Nathan Kahane Executive Producer
Eric Kopeloff Executive Producer
Lindsay Doran Producer
Aubrey Henderson Producer
Jim Miller Producer
Hans Ritter Producer

Editors

Matt Chesse

2007 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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