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Little Boy (2015)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, War  |  24 April 2015 (USA)
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An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

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LITTLE BOY is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. The heartwarming story will capture your heart and lift your spirits as it reveals the indescribable love a little boy has for his father and the love a father has for his son. Set in the 1940s, LITTLE BOY is an instant cinematic classic that captures the wonder of life through the eyes of an 8- year-old little boy. Written and directed by Smithsonian Institute Award winning director Alejandro Monteverde, LITTLE BOY highlights themes of faith, hope and love in the face of adversity. Written by Mammoth Advertising

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Comedy | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El gran pequeño  »

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Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,750,356 (USA) (24 April 2015)


$6,420,319 (USA) (5 June 2015)

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2.35 : 1
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Movie for family
5 August 2015 | by (Latvia) – See all my reviews

I didn't expect a lot from this movie, but I wanted to watch something rather light ,just to relax, and this movie gave me this relax feeling! When I read it is going to be about WWII I kind a thought to see some action in it, but there were no real action. The story line was rather predictable, but still interesting to watch to relax. I didn't get anything big out of this movie, but for sure this movie may be great for kids and for family, because it is about believing in dreams, how racism is bad (by seeing how disgusting those who are racist looks), and it kind a gives a view in history of WWII, small enough to not traumatize kids too much as well touch of sadness is in it, what may bring empathy in some of those who will watch it . This is definitely a family movie!

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