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Little Boy (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, History, 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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Credited cast:
... Sam
... Emma Busbee
... Dr. Fox
... James Busbee
... Hashimoto
... Fr. Oliver
... Teacup
... Colonel Bob
... Ben Eagle
... London Busbee
... Bukha
... Nurse Barbara
... Bertha
... Ava
... Fr. Crispin
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Believe the impossible

Genres:

Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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24 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El gran pequeño  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,750,356, 26 April 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,420,319, 7 June 2015
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2.35 : 1
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Emily Watson's third film that takes place during World War II. The other being The Book Thief (2013) and The Water Horse (2007). See more »

Goofs

When the mother is on the front porch reading the paper, the headline states that the Allied Leaders were meeting in "Postdam." The city hosting the meeting was "Potsdam." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ben Eagle Narrator: [narrating] This is O'Hare, California. Back then it was nothing more than a sleepy fishing village, with a hill at the end of Main Street. Like you see in postcards. My story takes place on the home front, in the midst of World War II. That's me, the little fella.
Photographer: [motioning to the youngest]
Little Boy: Closer?
Freddy Fox: [ribbing him] Stop causing trouble, you midget.
Ben Eagle Narrator: Nobody in that town liked me much.
Photographer: One, two, three.
[flash]
Ben Eagle Narrator: I was eight years old. But the story really starts the day I met my dad. My only...
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Little Boy (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

London Learns / Graveyard
by Stephan Altman and Mark Foster
© 2015 Milan Records
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#LittleBoyMovie - Moving Mountains Worldwide
16 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Saw the screening and loved every minute of the film. Not only is it inspiring, but it makes you think and see the world through a child's eyes.

Engaging storyline, amazing cinematography and great acting. Jakob Salvati is perfect for the part. Truly a natural.

Recommended for the entire family with a message that can be applied to all aspects of life in any culture and language. Little Boy teaches children young and old that having Faith can make the impossible, possible.

It's evident the thought that was placed in creating a quality film for everyone to enjoy with a positive message.


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