Knives Out. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Rian Johnson. Writer: Rian Johnson. Starring: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis. Genre: Comedy, Drama. Rated: PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material. From left to right: Donna (Riki Lindholm), Walt (Michael Shannon), Meg (Katherine Langford), Trooper Wagner (Noah Segan), Joni (Toni Collette), Ransom (Chris Evans), Great Nana (K Callan), Jacob (Jaeden Lieberher), Lt.