Comedy-drama film “The Upside” by Neil Burger

Theatrical premiere: January 11, 2019 (United States)
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman

The Upside

Directed by: Neil Burger
Screenplay by: Jon Hartmere
Running time: 126 minutes


The film premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.


THE UPSIDE is director Neil Burger’s heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston). The film also stars Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies and Aja Naomi King.

“The Upside” Trailer

“The Upside” Cast in Stills

Bryan Cranston as Phillip Lacasse
Kevin Hart as Dell Scott
Nicole Kidman as Yvonne
Genevieve Angelson as Jenny
Aja Naomi King as Latrice
Julianna Margulies as Lily
Rachel Alana Handler as Proctor
Tate Donovan as Carter Locke

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Film stills from “The Upside”

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