Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

R
106 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
Writers
Nicole Holofcener (screenplay by) | Jeff Whitty (screenplay by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Trending & News
MOVIEmeter
Top 500
News articles
1 new article
Box Office as of 12/16/18
Opening Wknd
$ 161,510
Gross (USA)
$ 7,255,860
Gross (World)
$ 7,375,182
See all box office data

Release date
Sep 1, 2018 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
54 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Melissa McCarthy
Lee Israel Lee Israel   See fewer
Top 500
Richard E. Grant
Jack Hock Jack Hock   See fewer
Top 500
Members only
Ben Falcone
Alan Schmidt Alan Schmidt   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Jane Curtin
Marjorie Marjorie   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
Pun Bandhu
Agent Doyle Agent Doyle   See fewer
Members only
Erik LaRay Harvey
Agent Solonas Agent Solonas   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
Rosal Colon
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Top 5000
Marcella Lowery
Guest at Party Guest at Party   See fewer
Members only
Roberta Wallach
Tom Clancy Groupie Tom Clancy Groupie   See fewer
Members only
Tina Benko
Karen Karen   See fewer
Members only
Sandy Rosenberg
Yale Librarian Yale Librarian   See fewer
Members only
Kevin Carolan
Tom Clancy Tom Clancy   See fewer
Members only
Ben Rauch
Coat Check Guy Coat Check Guy   See fewer
Members only
Ethel Fisher
Mrs. Unger Mrs. Unger   See fewer
Members only
Chris Lamberth
Exterminator Exterminator   See fewer
Members only
Joanna Adler
Arlene (as Joanna P. Alder) Arlene (as Joanna P. Alder)   See fewer
Members only
Mary B. McCann
Judge (as Mary McCann) Judge (as Mary McCann)   See fewer
Members only
Michael Laurence
Fenwick Fenwick   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
Members only
Lucy DeVito
Gossipy Office Worker Gossipy Office Worker   See fewer
Top 5000
Josh Evans
Boss in Office Boss in Office   See fewer
Members only
Ricky Garcia
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
Members only
Charlotte Mary Wen
Cubicle Worker Cubicle Worker   See fewer
Members only
Marcus Choi
Another Cubicle Worker Another Cubicle Worker   See fewer
Members only
Mx Justin Vivian Bond
Lounge Singer (as Justin Vivian Bond) Lounge Singer (as Justin Vivian Bond)   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
Towne The Cat
Jersey Jersey   See fewer
Members only
Marmee Regine Cosico
Museum Patron Museum Patron   See fewer
Members only
Ron Maestri
Book Store Customer Book Store Customer   See fewer
Members only
George Aloi
Literary Agent (uncredited) Literary Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Tiffany Blair
Lady with Bird (uncredited) Lady with Bird (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Linwood Brown
Prosecutor (uncredited) Prosecutor (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Kevin Cristaldi
Other Dealer (uncredited) Other Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Barbara Ann Davison
Bookstore Employee (uncredited) Bookstore Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Peter Donovan
Greg (uncredited) Greg (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Julie Ann Emery
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Top 5000
Liz Eng
Lisa (uncredited) Lisa (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
George R. Golden
Bookshop Browser (uncredited) Bookshop Browser (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Anne Hollister
Young Girl at Vet (uncredited) Young Girl at Vet (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Katie Kocik
Bookstore Customer (uncredited) Bookstore Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Doris McCarthy
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Wayne J. Miller
Pancake Man at Counter (uncredited) Pancake Man at Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Leroy Phillips Jr.
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Top 500

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 2,829 votes