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.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: A fun, whimsical tale about an office drone trying to save his life from his narrator, Stranger Than Fiction features a subdued performances from Will Ferrell that contributes mightily to its quirky, mind-bending affect.
Touching dramedy is heavy; some violence, cursing.
Cast & Crew
- Crick Pictures LLC
- © 2006 Crick Pictures LLC. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Korean (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.