The Stranger (2022): Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

The Stranger is a crime-thriller film about two men who meet in an aeroplane and initiate a conversation that leads to friendship. This is a dream come true for Henry Teague, who has been worn down by a lifetime of physical labour and criminality.

Release date

 The Stranger is set to premiere on 19 October on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Joel Edgerton as Mark
  • Sean Harris as Henry Teague
  • Ewen Leslie as Milliken
  • Jada Alberts as Detective Rylett

Directed by Thomas M. Wright


“A friendship forms between two strangers. For Henry Teague, worn down by a lifetime of physical labour, this is a dream come true. His new friend Mark becomes his saviour and ally. However, neither is who they appear to be, each carries secrets that threaten to ruin them and in the background, one of the nation’s largest police operations is closing in.”

Other details

On May 18, 2022, the film had its global premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.  It will theatrically release in Australia on October 6, 2022, followed by a worldwide Netflix release on October 19, 2022. The film is based on actual events.


An undercover cop is given the task to form a friendship with a person suspected of a lot of missing person cases. Because of the lack of evidence, he never became a person of interest but now things take a turn.

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