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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

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Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

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Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz (as Mike Schwartz)

Writers:

Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz (as Mike Schwartz)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shia LaBeouf ... Tyler
Dakota Johnson ... Eleanor
Zack Gottsagen ... Zak
John Hawkes ... Duncan
Thomas Haden Church ... Clint / The Salt Water Redneck
Bruce Dern ... Carl
Jon Bernthal ... Mark
Yelawolf ... Ratboy
Jake Roberts ... Sam
Mick Foley ... Jacob
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raquel Aurora ... Audience Member
Michael Berthold ... Billy
Deja Dee ... Janice
Wayne Dehart Wayne Dehart ... Blind Jasper John
Karen B. Greer ... Bar Patron
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Storyline

The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from the nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler by attending the wrestling school The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a small-time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (28), a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own, to join them on their journey. Written by Lucky Treehouse

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$204,793, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$15,406,952

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,443,809
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Zack Gottsagen ad-libbed the answer "Party" when he was asked for the first time by Tyler what rule number one is. See more »

Goofs

Sam's cigarette in the ring is nearly ashed out completely when waiting for his opponent but is almost new again a few seconds later. See more »

Quotes

Blind Jasper John: [from trailer] There are sheep in this world and there are wolves in this world. And I know that you two boys are just two weary travelers who have lost your way. So, we are going to clean you up right with a baptism.
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Beautiful sweet film
31 August 2019 | by federicomcestelliSee all my reviews

Amazing sweet soothing film, it feels you with joy and happiness. I truly wish more films like this are made. It has that captain fantastic natural and organic vibe Again wonderful and well made film, go see it with your family or alone whatever you want but don't miss out this opportunity to feel satisfied.


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