Jonah Hill plays Michael Finkel, a recently terminated New York Times journalist who's struggling for work after a story gone wrong. One day, he receives a phone call from a man regarding an FBI Most Wanted individual named Christian Longo, who's been captured and claimed to be living as Finkel. Longo and Finkel meet and form a potentially marriage shattering bond while Longo is in prison awaiting his trial. Finkel exchanges journalism tips for the real events behind Longo's alleged heinous acts of murdering his family. Through the twists and turns in the movie, only at the end will Finkel uncover the True Story .
|nudity||None. Some kisses. A man leaves with a woman and we see her the next morning sleeping in bed with her upper body naked laying on her abdomen and her bare back visible. Sex is implied and further confirmed to have had occurred.|
|violence||Lots of graphic discussion of child murder. We see photos of the dead bodies.|
|profanity||A handful of F-words including motherf**ker(8), some milder language.|
|frightening||The tone is very grim and somber. There is much discussion of a very disturbing crime.|