Directed By
Produced By
Chris Clark
Quentin Curtis
Dan Friedkin
Mark Huffam
Ridley Scott
Bradley Thomas
Kevin J. Walsh
Written By
David Scarpa
Based on
Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty
by John Pearson
Edited By
Claire Simpson
Dariusz Wolski
Music By
Daniel Pemberton
Imperative Entertainment
Scott Free Productions
Distributed By
TriStar Pictures (United States and United Kingdom)
STXinternational (International)
Release Date
December 25, 2017 (United States)
January 5, 2018 (United Kingdom)
133 minutes
Rating R
$40 million

All the Money in the World is a 2017 crime thriller film directed by Ridley Scott. The film stars Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, and Romain Duris.

Actor Kevin Spacey was originally cast as J. Paul Getty, but was removed from the film and replaced by Christopher Plummer after sexual assault allegations were released about Spacey.


The film follows a kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.


  • Michelle Williams as Gail Harris, John's mother.
  • Christopher Plummer as J. Paul Getty, John's grandfather.
  • Mark Wahlberg as Fletcher Chase, Gail and Getty's advisor and former CIA operative.
  • Romain Duris as Cinquanta, one of Getty lll’s abductors
  • Charlie Plummer as John Paul Getty III, Jean Paul's grandson.
    • Charlie Shotwell as Young John Paul Getty III
  • Timothy Hutton as Oswald Hinge, Getty's attorney.
  • Andrew Buchan as John Paul Getty Jr., Getty’s son
  • Giuseppe Bonifati as Giovanni Iacovoni, Gail's attorney.
  • Kit Cranston as Young Mark Getty
  • Maya Kelly as Young Aileen Getty


Critical responseEdit

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 80% based on 80 reviews, with an average rating of 7/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "All the Money in the World offers an absorbing portrayal of a true story, brought compellingly to life by a powerful performance from Christopher Plummer." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 73 out of 100, based on 34 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale.



ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD - Official Trailer (HD)

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD - Official Trailer (HD)

Official Trailer

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