Green Book (2018) Movie Review, Plot and Cast


Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film. This movie is Directed by Peter Farrelly. The screenplay was written by Lip’s son Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly.

Green Book film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2018. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on the 16th of November 2018, by Universal Pictures.

The movie is about a tour of the Deep South in the 1960s by Jamaican-American classical pianist Don Shirley(Mahershala Ali) and New York bouncer Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), who served as Don Shirley’s driver and security.

Green Book Movie Cast

  • Viggo Mortensen as Tony Lip Vallelonga
  • Mahershala Ali as Don Shirley
  • Linda Cardellini as Dolores Vallelonga
  • Dimeter Marinov as Oleg
  • Mike Hatton as George
  • Iqbal Theba as Amit
  • Sebastian Maniscalco as Johnny Venere
  • P.J. Byrne as Record Producer
  • Dennis W. Hall as Wise Guy Mags
  • Randal Gonzalez as Gorman
  • Don Stark as Jules Podell
  • Brian Stepanek as Graham Kindell
  • Daniel Greene as Policeman #1
  • Jenna Laurenzo as Fran Venere

Green Book Movie Plot


This movie follows a working-class Italian-American bouncer. The bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. The bouncer is forging a close friendship while navigating the deep racism of the region.

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Green Book Movie Overview

Directed byPeter Farrelly
Produced by
  • Jim Burke
  • Brian Hayes Currie
  • Peter Farrelly
  • Kwame L Parker
  • Nick Vallelonga
  • Charles B. Wessler
Written by
  • Nick Vallelonga
  • Brian Hayes Currie
  • Peter Farrelly
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Mahershala Ali
Music byKris Bowers
CinematographySean Porter
Edited byPatrick J. Don Vito
  • DreamWorks Pictures
  • Amblin Partners
  • Participant Media
  • Conundrum Entertainment
  • Cinetic Media
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 11, 2018 (TIFF)
  • November 16, 2018(United States)
Running time
130 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$28.9 million