The Hoax

The Hoax (2006)

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2006-10-14
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 110 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Yari Film Group
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

The Hoax Trailer

  • Richard Gere

    as Clifford Irving
  • Alfred Molina

    as Dick Suskind
  • Marcia Gay Harden

    as Edith Irving
  • Hope Davis

    as Andrea Tate
  • Julie Delpy

    as Nina Van Pallandt
  • Stanley Tucci

    as Shelton Fisher
  • David Aaron Baker

    as Brad Silber
  • Mamie Gummer

    as Dana
  • Zeljko Ivanek

    as Ralph Graves
  • Eli Wallach

    as Noah Dietrich
  • Myk Watford

    as Sergent Daniels
  • John Bedford Lloyd

    as Frank Mccullough
  • Peter McRobbie

    as George Gordon Holmes
  • John Carter

    as Harold McGraw
  • James Biberi

    as McGraw-Hill Security
  • Christopher Evan Welch

    as Albert Vanderkamp
  • Raul Julia Jr.

    as Bike Messenger
  • Judi Barton

    as Marion
  • Milton Buras

    as Howard Hughes
  • Okwui Okpokwasili

    as Malika
  • Bob Wiltfong

    as Sporting Goods Salesman
  • William Fowle

    as Car Salesman
  • Carlton Wilborn

    as Bahamas Desk Clerk
  • Antonie Knoppers

    as Fredrick Van Pallandt
  • Steve Buck

    as Man with Red Tie
  • Eric Yellin

    as Man in Blue Jeans
  • John Rothman

    as Puffy Man
Production Gary Levinsohn Executive Producer
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Production Bob Yari Producer
Costume & Make-Up David C. Robinson Costume Design
Directing Lasse Hallström Director
Production Leslie Holleran Producer
Editing Andrew Mondshein Editor
Production Mark Gordon Producer
Production Laura Rosenthal Casting
Camera Oliver Stapleton Director of Photography
Production Ali Farrell Casting
Art Mario Ventenilla Art Direction
Production Betsy Beers Producer
Writing Clifford Irving Book
Writing William Wheeler Screenplay
Production Erin Eggers Co-Producer
Production Paul A. Levin Associate Producer
Production Anthony Katagas Executive Producer
Production Suzanne Patmore Gibbs Co-Producer
Production Joshua Maurer Producer
Art Mark Ricker Production Design
Art Carol Silverman Set Decoration
Production Ines Mongil-Echandi Production Supervisor
Crew Drew Jiritano Special Effects Coordinator
Art Amy Fritz Art Department Coordinator
Camera Will Arnot Camera Operator
Camera Will Arnot Steadicam Operator
Camera Jim McConkey Camera Operator
Camera Jim McConkey Steadicam Operator
Directing Mary A. Kelly Script Supervisor
Sound Tracy McKnight Music Supervisor
Camera Ken Regan Still Photographer
Sound Allan Byer Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Lizzie Ibarra Hair Department Head