The Guilty (2021) Release Info, Review & Trailer

The Guilty (2021)
The Guilty (2021)
The Guilty (2021)

Antoine Fuqua directed and produced The Guilty, a 2021 American crime thriller film based on a screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto. Jake Gyllenhaal, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Christina Vidal, Eli Goree, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Paul Dano, and Peter Sarsgaard appear in the remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name.

On September 11, 2021, The Guilty made its international debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. It will have a limited premiere on September 24, 2021, before becoming available to view on Netflix on October 1.

The Guilty (2021) Synopsis

The story takes place at a 911 dispatch contact center over the course of a single morning. Joe Baylor (Jake Gyllenhaal), a call center operator, tries to help a caller who is in severe danger, but he quickly learns that nothing is as it seems and that facing the truth is the only way out.

The Guilty (2021)

Movie Info

Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto
Based on The Guilty

·         Gustav Möller

·         Emil Nygaard Albertsen

Produced by ·         Jake Gyllenhaal

·         Riva Marker

·         David Litvak

·         Gary Michael Walters

·         David Haring

·         Michel Litvak

·         Svetlana Metkina

·         Antoine Fuqua

·         Scott Greenberg

·         Kat Samick

Cinematography Maz Makhani
Edited by Jason Ballantine
Music by Marcelo Zarvos
·         Bold Films

·         Amet Entertainment

·         Nine Stories Productions

·         Fuqua Films

Distributed by Netflix
Release date ·         September 11, 2021 (TIFF)

·         September 24, 2021 (United States)

Running time


90 minutes

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Country United States

Filming Locations


Los Angeles, California,  USA

The Guilty (2021)


  • Jake Gyllenhaal as Joe Baylor
  • Christina Vidal as Sergeant Denise Wade
  • Adrian Martinez as Manny


  • Ethan Hawke as Sergeant Bill Miller
  • Riley Keough as Emily Lighton
  • Eli Goree as Rick
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph as CHP Dispatcher
  • Paul Dano as Matthew Fontenot
  • Peter Sarsgaard as Henry Fisher, Emily’s ex-husband
  • Christiana Montoya as Abby, Emily and Henry’s daughter
  • David Castañeda as Tim Geraci
  • Beau Knapp  as Dru Nashe
  • Edi Patterson as Katherine Harbor
  • Gillian Zinser as Jess Baylor, Joe’s ex-wife
  • Bill Burr as Nightclub Caller
  • Dillon Lane as Crashed Cyclist
  • Marlene Forte as House on Fire Caller

The Guilty (2021)


Jake Gyllenhaal revealed in December 2018 that he had purchased the rights to the 2018 Danish thriller film The Guilty and will feature in and produce a remake alongside Bold Films under his Nine Stories Productions company. It was reported in September 2020 that Antoine Fuqua will direct and produce the picture, based on a script by Nic Pizzolatto. Netflix bought the film’s international rights for $30 million later that month. Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Paul Dano, Byron Bowers, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David Castaneda, Christina Vidal, Adrian Martinez, Bill Burr, Beau Knapp, and Edi Patterson were added to the film’s cast in November 2020.

In November 2020, principal photography began in Los Angeles.


On September 11, 2021, The Guilty made its international debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. It will have a limited release on September 24, 2021, before being available to view on Netflix on October 1, 2021.

The Guilty (2021)
The Guilty (2021)

The Guilty Release Dates

Canada 11 September 2021 (Toronto International Film Festival)
USA 24 September 2021 (limited)
United Arab Emirates 1 October 2021 (internet)
Argentina 1 October 2021 (internet)
Belgium 1 October 2021 (internet)
Canada 1 October 2021 (internet)
Germany 1 October 2021 (internet)
Denmark 1 October 2021 (internet)
Spain 1 October 2021 (internet)
France 1 October 2021 (internet)
UK 1 October 2021 (internet)
Indonesia 1 October 2021 (internet)
India 1 October 2021 (internet)
South Korea 1 October 2021 (internet)
Poland 1 October 2021 (internet)
Sweden 1 October 2021 (internet)
Singapore 1 October 2021 (internet)
Turkey 1 October 2021 (internet)
USA 1 October 2021 (internet)

Also Known As (AKA)

(original title) The Guilty
Argentina Culpable
Canada (English title) The Guilty
Canada (French title) Sans appel
Croatia Krivnja
Czechia Viník
Finland Syyllinen
France The Guilty
Greece Ο Ένοχος
Hungary A bűnös
India (English title) The Guilty
India (Hindi title) कसूरवार
Indonesia (English title) The Guilty
Italy The Guilty
Japan The Guilty/ギルティ
Philippines (English title) The Guilty
Poland Winni
Portugal O Culpado
Romania Vinovatul
Russia Виновный
Singapore (Mandarin title) 罪人
South Korea 더 길티
Spain Culpable
Taiwan 接線追緝
Turkey (Turkish title) Suçlu
United Arab Emirates الذنب
UK The Guilty
USA The Guilty
Vietnam Tổng đài truy vết

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