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Beautiful Boy

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After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen

Who Stars in Beautiful Boy

Steve Carell
David Sheff

Steve Carell

Timothée Chalamet
Nicholas "Nic" Sheff

Timothée Chalamet

Maura Tierney
Karen Barbour

Maura Tierney

Amy Ryan
Vicki Sheff

Amy Ryan

Christian Convery
Jasper Sheff

Christian Convery

Oakley Bull
Daisy Sheff

Oakley Bull


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Review for Beautiful Boy

Author: cityguide

Inspired by a father and son’s dual memoirs (Beatiful Boy and Tweak, respectively), Felix Van Groeningen’s heartfelt adaptation portrays the relationship between David (Steve Carell) and Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet), as both struggle through the latter’s drug addiction. There are about a billion reasons to see this movie: 1) Basically everyone in the cast has been nominated for an Oscar (save for Maura Tierney, who has a Golden Globe and two Emmy noms); 2) Timothée Chalamet; 3) The memoirs are incredible (and not super expensive on Amazon, so you can catch up before the movie comes out); 4) It sets the scene for a quasi Office reunion between Carell and Amy Ryan (who played Holly Flax). But perhaps the most significant — and overlooked — reason is this: director Felix Van Groeningen’s 2012 film The Broken Circle Breakdown is, in my humble opinion, one of the best movies of all time (and available to stream on Amazon, who I promise I don’t work for). Stakes are high


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Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2018-10-12

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 51 mins

Revenue
$ 3,334,857.00 (USA)

Homepage
https://www.beautifulboy.movie

Genres
Drama

Keywords
san francisco based on novel or book drug addiction biography based on a true story drug rehabilitation methamphetamine based on memoir or autobiography father son relationship


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