Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone

  • R
  • 2007
  • 113 min
  • USA
  • crime, drama, mystery

Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.

Director: Ben Affleck

Screenwriters: Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard

Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman

Ben Affleck proves his directing credentials in this gripping dramatic thriller, drawing strong performances from the excellent cast and bringing working-class Boston to the screen.


  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck (born Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt; August 15, 1972) is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known in the mid-1990s with his performance in the Kevin Smith films Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997). Affleck is an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award winner, along with Matt...

Main Cast


Producer: Sean Bailey, Alan Ladd, Jr., Danton Rissner

Editor: William Goldenberg

Casting: Donna Morong

Director Of Photography: John Toll

Original Music Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams

Costume Design: Alix Friedberg

Executive Producer: David Crockett

Associate Producer: Amanda Lamb, Aaron Stockard

Production Design: Sharon Seymour

Sound: Alan Rankin, Jon Taylor


Source: based on the novel by Dennis Lehane

Tagline: Everyone wants the truth... until they find it.

Genres: crime, drama, mystery, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: kidnapping, missing child, private detective, boston massachusetts, drug dealer, single mother, ransom, child abuse, police corruption, urban decay, street life, child molester, ex convict, bag of money, dorchester massachusetts


Year: 2007

Runtime: 113 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, SDDS, Dolby Digital


  • Tim Grierson (Screen International)

    Director Ben Affleck displays sensitivity to his story's thematic undercurrents, but he hasn't yet developed the authorial voice needed to enliven the conventional plotting.

  • Angie Errigo (Empire Magazine)

    A superior, haunting thriller of abduction, deception and ethical dilemma with a sobering ending - a moral quandary that demands strong debate outside the cinema.

  • Christopher Orr (The New Republic)

    Gone Baby Gone is an argument for obligation over accommodation, the absolute over the contingent.