Year: 2016

Original Title: Rules Don't Apply

Country: USA

Length: 127 minutes

Budget: $26,700,000

Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy

Studios: 20th Century Fox, New Regency Pictures

Suitable for 12 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 21 2017

United States: November 23 2016


Ranking: 1,678 out of 12,890 movies (up 938)


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Set in Hollywood in the last 50s, 'Rules Don't Apply' is focused in Marla Mabrey (Lilly Collins), a young actress aspirant who comes from a little village and decides to move to Los Angeles to start working for Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty), a billionaire. During her trip she meets Frank Robes (Alden Ehrenreich), the chofer of her boss. Both will feel attracted to each other because they choose their solid religious beliefs. The couple will have to hide their relationship because Mr. Hughes does not allow that their workers have relations with their actresses. Directed by Warren Beatty, the cast of this romantic drama is completed by Haley Bennett, Candice Bergen, Martin Sheen and Taissa Farmiga.


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Cast Rules Don't Apply

Lily Collins

Marla Mabrey

Alden Ehrenreich

Frank Forbes

Taissa Farmiga

Sarah Bransford

Warren Beatty

Howard Hughes

Candice Bergen

Nadine Henly



Trivia Rules Don't Apply

Andrew Garfield was originally cast in a role but later dropped out, Justin Timberlake and Alden Ehrenreich were considered to replace him. Co-star Alec Baldwin also had a supporting role in the 2004 film 'The Aviator' (2004) about the early years of Howard Hughes. This is the second time that Warren Beatty and his wife Annette Bening have appeared in a movie together. The first time was 'Love affair' (1994).