Movies Like Glass Onion – Nine Great Murder Mysteries

Where to watch Knives Out 2

Knives Out was undoubtedly a huge box office success for creator and director Rian Johnson. He even hinted at the possibility of a sequel back in 2019 and so now we have Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

That's also largely due to Netflix buying the rights to TWO sequels for $469 million.

This movie is a standalone sequel to Knives Out with Daniel Craig reprising his role as Benoit Blanc, a master detective taking on a new case.

Assembling yet another impossibly wonderful cast, the film stars a whole new set of Hollywood A-Listers including Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn, Janelle Monáe, Jessica Henwick, Leslie Odom Jr., Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.

Filmed in Greece, this is just as good as the first movie, if not better. It's the perfect murder mystery with a great cast and script, has plenty of twists and turns, with a healthy dose of comedy thrown in for good measure.

So now that you've watched it, and hopefully loved it, you're looking for more shows and movies like Glass Onion.

Never fear, like Benoit Blanc, we're on the case with a list of 9 fantastic alternatives for you to binge on. So get your detective skills sharpened because it's time to solve some murders!


Who Wrote Glass Onion?

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is written and directed by Rian Johnson, who co-produced it with Ram Bergman.

Rian Johnson is an American filmmaker who made his directorial debut with the mystery film, Brick, in 2005.

Since then he has created the sci-fi thriller Looper and he wrote and directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), which grossed over $1 billion.

Glass Onion is his sixth feature film.

He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Knives Out and sold two stand alone sequels of the movie to Netflix for a rumoured $450 million.

The third Knives Out movie is currently in development, again with Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig returning.

Glass Onion Movie Cast

Glass Onion is absolutely jam-packed with big named stars. Of course some of them get bumped off along the way but what fun to star in one of the biggest movies of 2022.

Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc
Edward Norton as Miles Bron, a tech billionaire
Ethan Hawke as Miles's assistant
Leslie Odom Jr. as Lionel Toussaint, a scientist who works for Miles
Janelle Monáe as Andi Brand, a tech entrepreneur and Miles's ex-business partner.
Kathryn Hahn as Claire Debella, the governor of Connecticut now running for the Senate
Dallas Roberts as Claire's husband
Kate Hudson as Birdie Jay, a former supermodel turned fashion designer
Jessica Henwick as Peg, Birdie's assistant
Dave Bautista as Duke Cody, a YouTube star and men's rights activist
Madelyn Cline as Whiskey, Duke's girlfriend and YouTube channel assistant
Jackie Hoffman as Duke's mother

In their final film appearances, Stephen Sondheim and Angela Lansbury portray themselves in a video chat.


Rian Johnson has created another masterpiece and solidified himself as one of the best murder mystery writers of a generation.

If you loved the movie as much as us, you'll want to watch more shows and movies like Glass Onion, so check out any on the list above and you won't be disappointed.

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