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'Murder Mystery': Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston starrer

Jennifer Aniston, America's absolute sweetheart, plays Nick Spitz's (Adam Sandler) wife Audrey Spitz, who meets a glamorous stranger on the flight and takes the plot forward with the stranger's murder

There's no faking it this time. Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler are reuniting on screen, eight years after Aniston played Sandler's fake wife in the movie 'Just Go With It'. The upcoming  Netflix original movie called 'Murder Mystery' will be out soon and the trailer has already started the buzz. The star-studded cast and the epic duo are back and here's everything you need to know about the upcoming mystery-comedy film.

Release date

The film will be available for streaming on Netflix on June 14.


The official synopsis of the film reads "When an NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the Super Yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, they become the prime suspects in a modern-day whodunit."

The trailer pretty much explains the plot: how the married couple's honeymoon turns to a nightmare with one chance encounter.


Adam Sandler stars as Nick Spitz, an NYC cop and an eccentric man. Sandler started his career with 'Saturday Night Live' and went on to star in many Hollywood films that combined grossed over $2 billion at the box office. His film roles include rom-coms such as 'The Wedding Singer', 'Big Daddy', and 'Mr. Deeds' and also voicing Dracula in the 'Hotel Transylvania' franchise.

Actor Adam Sandler attends IFP's 27th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on November 27, 2017, in New York City. (Getty Images)

Jennifer Aniston, America's absolute sweetheart, plays his wife Audrey Spitz, who meets a glamorous stranger on the flight and takes the plot forward with the stranger's murder. Aniston rose to fame portraying Rachel Green on 'Friends', for which she earned Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. She continues to remain one of the highest paid Hollywood actresses. Aniston's other leading roles and box office successes include 'Bruce Almighty', 'The Break-Up', 'Marley & Me', 'Just Go with It', and 'We're the Millers', each of which grossed over $200 million in worldwide box office receipts.

Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the premiere of Netflix's "Dumplin'" at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on December 6, 2018, in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

The aforementioned "glamorous stranger" is played by Luke Evans. The Welsh actor began his career on the stage, before making it into films with the 'Clash of the Titans' in 2010. After his breakout roles, he starred in thrillers such as 'Immortals', 'The Raven', and 'The Three Musketeers' and then in 2013, Evans starred as the main antagonist Owen Shaw in the blockbuster 'Fast & Furious 6' and also played Bard the Bowman in Peter Jackson's three-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'.

Actor Luke Evans introduces 'Stellaspace' at Inscape on August 9, 2018, in New York City (Getty Images)


Directed by Kyle Newacheck from the script written by James Vanderbilt, the movie will premiere on Netflix as part of Sandler's distribution deal. Newacheck is one of the creators of the Comedy Central show 'Workaholics' in which he also co-stars and Vanderbilt has given us films including  'Zodiac', 'White House Down', 'The Amazing Spider-Man', and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.



Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston reunited in the trailer for 'Murder Mystery' on April 26. The action-packed rom-com displayed Nick's skills as a cop and Audrey's boss attitude to crime solving and love of murder mystery books which help them solve the 'Murder Mystery'. From speeding Ferraris to a fancy yacht and a lot of gunshots, all the action takes place on the backdrop of Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do'.

Where to watch

The film drops on Netflix

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'Just Go With It', 'Zodiac', 'The Woman in Green', 'She's Funny That Way', 'The Nice Guys'