Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).

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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

98% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Deftly directed and laced with dark wit, Can You Ever Forgive Me? proves a compelling showcase for deeply affecting work from Richard E. Grant and Melissa McCarthy.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Wry, painful fact-based comedy has language, drinking.

Information

Studio
Fox Searchlight
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

French (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
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SDH
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AD
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