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The Hoax

Clifford Irving writes and sells a bogus biography of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes.

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The Hoax


Historical drama115 Mins2006R

In the early 1970s, author Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), with accomplice Richard Suskind (Alfred Molina), attempts to pull off one of the greatest media scams of the century. He writes a fake biography of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, claiming that Hughes authorized it, and sells the book to publishing giant McGraw-Hill.


  • Amusing
  • Playful
  • Suspenseful