MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 218 this week

Worried About the Boy (2010)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  16 May 2010 (UK)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 820 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 4 critic

In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter,who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn.... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

AVI
a list of 478 titles
created 26 Sep 2011
 
a list of 10 titles
created 20 Dec 2013
 
a list of 656 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 
a list of 46 titles
created 07 Feb 2014
 
a list of 232 titles
created 19 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Worried About the Boy (TV Movie 2010)

Worried About the Boy (TV Movie 2010) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Worried About the Boy.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Ali Paterson
Stars: Jon Bennett, Douglas Booth, Marc Goodacre
Sweat I (2014)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: David Allain
Stars: Douglas Booth, Daisy Lowe, Matthew McNulty
Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

Stars: Douglas Booth, Jack Roth, Ray Winstone
The Riot Club (2014)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.

Director: Lone Scherfig
Stars: Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Douglas Booth
Romeo & Juliet II (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Romeo and Juliet secretly wed despite the sworn contempt their families hold for each another. It is not long, however, before a chain of fateful events changes the lives of both families forever.

Director: Carlo Carlei
Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Damian Lewis
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.

Director: Julian Fellowes
Stars: Alex Etel, Timothy Spall, Maggie Smith
Hope Springs (TV Series 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Four recently paroled female English thieves pull an elaborate stunt to steal a fortune in cash and get a crime boss arrested for it. They plan to escape to Barbados with the loot, but mess... See full summary »

Stars: Alex Kingston, Sian Reeves, Christine Bottomley
LOL (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.

Director: Lisa Azuelos
Stars: Miley Cyrus, Douglas Booth, Ashley Greene
Complicity (2000)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Cameron Colley is a young scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar
Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Brian Cox, Keeley Hawes
In Love with Dickens (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Joe A. Stephenson
Stars: Douglas Booth, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Simon Callow
Strays (2011)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Brothers Nick and Elliot are small-time thieves on the run, living a life of excess. However, as Nick's manic behaviour becomes increasingly frenzied, Elliot struggles to reign him in. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKillop
Stars: Richard Madden, Andrew Hawley, Sophie Stanton
Christopher and His Kind (TV Movie 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax
Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Roy Hay
...
Dean Fagan ...
Mikey Craig
Andy Quine ...
Careers Advisor
...
Jerry O'Dowd
Daniel Wallace ...
Christopher
...
Mo
...
Nicola Potts ...
Dawn
Hannah Harford ...
Sarah
...
Steve Strange
...
Rusty Egan
...
...
Caroline (as Elizabeth Lowe)
Edit

Storyline

In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter,who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy Blitz Club where George gets a job in the cloakroom but George is unlucky in his relationships with men until he meets wannabe musician Kirk. Through Kirk George meets the handsome drummer Jon Moss,on whom he develops a crush, but sacked by the Blitz and spurned by Kirk,George turns to Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren to further his music career. George's spell with McLaren's group Bow Wow Wow is short but fan Mikey North is impressed and asks George to sing in a group he is forming,where George again meets Jon. They will have an affair and the group will become the very successful Culture Club. Four years later, however, hounded by the tabloid press amid stories of his drug addiction, an unhappy George turns to Jon for advice on his future. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 May 2010 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Boy George  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Do you Know that Kirk Brandon took Boy George to court & tried to Sue him for slander stating that they had never slept together but lost the Court case & was unable to pay court costs. Thats when Boy George stepped in & paid his leagal fees. See more »

Quotes

Boy George: Am I dreaming?
Marilyn: Why don't you pinch yourself?
Boy George: Ouch.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 14 May 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Das Model
Written by Kraftwerk
Performed by Kraftwerk
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Looked wonderful but oh so slow
17 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The costumes and setting of this drama looked amazing and I could not fault the lead performances, but it was so SLOW. I lasted one hour and the action could have been taken care of in half the time. And sex and drugs and rock and roll are never as interesting to watch as they are to participate in. Boy George's pre-fame antics did not make for interesting viewing.

I was never a fan of Boy George but I always thought that he seemed a lovely, intelligent person and thankfully that view has not changed as a result of this drama, but not enough happened to keep my attention. And I don't remember seeing Mark Gatiss at all, unless he was in some effective 'League of Gentlemen' disguise. Did he appear in the first hour that I watched?


3 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just Got Done Watching This Movie And Terra1984
Where Can U Buy The DVD At??? Terra1984
How can I see this? kieron-7
Worried About the Boy on Sale! Sephra-1
Who was that Kirk bloke supposed to be? spikey-5
Does anybody know this song? fake_paranoia
Discuss Worried About the Boy (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?