Lift Movie Poster


January 12, 2024
1hr 44min

Lift Movie Details:

Movie NameLift
Country United States
Language English
GenreAction, Heist, Crime, Comedy
Release DateJanuary 12, 2024
Running Time1hr 47min
Age ratingPG-13
CastKevin Hart
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Vincent D’Onofrio
Úrsula Corberó
Billy Magnussen
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Written byDaniel Kunka
Produced bySimon Kinberg
Audrey Chon
Matt Reeves
Adam Kassan
Kevin Hart
Brian Smiley
Cinematography by Bernhard Jasper
Edited by William Yeh
Music byDominic Lewis
Guillaume Roussel
Production Companies6th & Idaho Motion Picture Company
Kinberg Genre Films
Distributor Netflix
Budget$100 million

Lift Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Kevin Hart as Cyrus, a renowned thief and leader of the heist crew
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Abby, an Interpol agent
  • Sam Worthington as Huxley, Abby’s boss at Interpol
  • Vincent D’Onofrio as Denton, an inside man, master of disguise and member of Cyrus’s crew
  • Úrsula Corberó as Camila, a pilot and member of Cyrus’s crew
  • Billy Magnussen as Magnus, a safecracker and member of Cyrus’s crew
  • Kim Yoon-ji as Mi-Sun, a hacker and member of Cyrus’s crew
  • Viveik Kalra as Luke, an engineer and member of Cyrus’s crew
  • Jean Reno as Jorgenson, a banker and terrorist mastermind who is the target of the crew’s heist
  • Jacob Batalon as N8, an NFT artist
  • Burn Gorman as Cormac, Jorgenson’s lead henchman
  • Paul Anderson as Donal, a henchman of Jorgenson
  • David Proud as Harry, the crew’s contact at Air Traffic Control
  • Jess Liaudin as Arthur Tigue, Interpol’s mole inside Jorgenson’s


An international heist crew, led by Cyrus Whitaker, race to lift $500 million in gold from a passenger plane at 40,000 feet.

About Lift Movie:

  • Lift is an American heist comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Daniel Kunka. The film stars Kevin Hart (who also served as producer), Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vincent D’Onofrio, Úrsula Corberó, Billy Magnussen, Jacob Batalon, Jean Reno, and Sam Worthington.
  • Principal photography took place from February to May 2022 in Italy and Northern Ireland. Filming occurred in March at Belfast’s Harbour Studios. Scenes were also shot in Trieste on the Miramare Castle grounds in late May.
  • In the scenes shot in Venice, Italy they used 400 extras between people in Carnival masks and tourists.
  • Vincent D’Onofrio and Billy Magnussen both starred in a Will Smith movie, D’Onofrio was in Men in Black (1997) and Magnussen was in Aladdin (2019).
  • Kevin Hart and Jean Reno previously starred in Die Hart (2020) together.
  • Lift was released by Netflix on January 12, 2024. It was originally scheduled to be released on August 25, 2023, however, it was postponed to its current date, due to the impact of the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike in the United States on the film’s promotion.

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