What is All the Old Knives about?

All the Old Knives -- Courtesy of Amazon Studios
All the Old Knives -- Courtesy of Amazon Studios /

All the Old Knives is heading to Prime Video at the end of the week. Not sure if it’s a movie for you? Here’s all you need to know about it.

If you’re in the mood for a thriller, you’ll want to tune into Prime Video at the end of the week. All the Old Knives drops, and it’s sure to be a movie not to miss out on.

The movie is based on the book of the same name by Olen Steinhauer. Steinhauer was involved in writing the script, so if you’re a fan of the book, it will help to know that this is a loyal adaptation. What if you haven’t read the book? You’ll want to know what to expect in the movie.

All the Old Knives synopsis

Chris Pine plays Henry Pelham, a former CIA operative who is given a task to complete. The CIA has found out that one of its agents leak information that led to a plane crash. That plane crash killed more than 100 people, and now the CIA wants to get to the bottom of it.

Pelham is given the task to figure out who the mole was. There are a few names that come up, and one of them is his former lover, Celia Harrison (Thandiwe Newton).

The two ex-lovers decide to meet for dinner. The meal is delicious and the two get a chance to catch up. However, it’s soon clear that there’s a cloud looming over them. One won’t make it out the dinner alive, but which one? And why is one going to end up dead?

Who did leak the information? Was it Celia? Another operative? Or what about Henry? It’s a thriller that will keep you guessing to the end.

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All the Old Knives is on Prime Video on Friday, April 8.