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The Book of Henry ()


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With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.

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Susan Carpenter
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Henry Carpenter
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Peter Carpenter
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Sheila
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Glenn Sickleman
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Dr. David Daniels
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Christina
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Principal Wilder
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John
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Mrs. Evans
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Tommy (as Max Simkins)
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Morris
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Nurse Leah
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Big Ed
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Gary
Arthur French ...
Gus
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Dot
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Teenage Girl Customer
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Trucker
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Bookstore Clerk
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Nurse Kathy
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Talent Show Singer
Philip Smreck ...
George Sickleman
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EMT
Peter Hourihan ...
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Gavin Barnes ...
Kid with 'R'
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School Kid (uncredited)
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Parent (uncredited)
Katia Belas ...
Parent (uncredited)
Cha'Chill Silas Biggar ...
School Kid (uncredited)
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Letter Kid (uncredited)
Roger Brenner ...
NY State EMT (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
Beau Burton ...
Classmate (uncredited)
Bella Burton ...
Classmate (uncredited)
Cade Burton ...
Classmate (uncredited)
Vaun Burton ...
Classmate (uncredited)
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Parent (uncredited)
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Girlfriend (uncredited)
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School Kid (uncredited)
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School Kid (uncredited)
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School Kid (uncredited)
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Sibling (uncredited)
Laura Mazziotti ...
Talent Show Parent (uncredited)
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Classroom Child (uncredited)
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Stage Manager (uncredited)
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Classmate (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Colin Trevorrow ... (directed by)

Written by

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Gregg Hurwitz ... (written by)

Produced by

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Sue Baden-Powell ... executive producer
Adam Callan ... co-producer
Jeff Gernert ... associate producer
Carla Hacken ... producer (produced by)
Gregg Hurwitz ... co-producer
Jenette Kahn ... producer (produced by)
Sidney Kimmel ... producer (produced by)
Nick Meyer ... executive producer
Mark Mikutowicz ... co-producer
John Penotti ... executive producer
Adam Richman ... producer (produced by)
Bruce Toll ... executive producer

Music by

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Michael Giacchino ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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John Schwartzman ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Kevin Stitt ... (edited by)

Editorial Department

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Jason M. Birnbaum ... feature finishing producer
Fred Brown II ... assistant editor: EPK and BTS
Peita Carnevale ... post-production accountant
Kris Cole ... first assistant editor
Giovanni DiGiorgio ... digital intermediate assistant
Jason Esquivel ... dailies producer
Ben Estrada ... colorist: dailies
David Feldman ... account executive
Nicholas Figueroa ... color assistant
Thomas Kuo ... dailies film scanner
Ken Lebre ... senior dailies producer
Kiera Lewis ... post-production coordinator
Matthew Lipke ... post-production assistant
Christopher McDonald ... dailies operator (as Chris McDonald)
Nick Monton ... head of production
Brett Price ... color assistant
Stephen M. Rickert Jr. ... additional editor
Chad Schermerhorn ... digital conform
Kelsey Schuyler ... post-production accountant
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... digital intermediate colorist / digital intermediate executive producer: CO3
Dustin Wadsworth ... color assistant
Avalonne Hall ... digital intermediate coordinator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Jessica Kelly
Suzanne Smith ... (as Suzanne Smith Crowley)

Production Design by

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Kalina Ivanov

Art Direction by

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Derek Wang

Set Decoration by

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Joanne Ling ... (as JoAnne Ling)

Costume Design by

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Melissa Toth

Makeup Department

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Kathleen Brown ... key makeup artist
Maya Hardinge ... makeup department head
Claire Mahony ... key hair stylist (as Claire Orr)
Sarah Stamp ... hair department head
Diane Calfee ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Sue Baden-Powell ... unit production manager
Samantha Dyer ... production supervisor
Louis Phillips ... executive in charge of production
Brad Rohrer ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Justin Bischoff ... second second assistant director
Deanna Leslie ... second assistant director (as Deanna Leslie Kelly)
Peter Thorell ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Jamie Archdeacon ... set dresser
Sam Arthurs ... armorer
Haleh Atabeigi ... camera scenic
Eric Lewis Beauzay ... model maker (as Eric Beauzay)
Christina Bebeau ... art department coordinator
Elaine Kristin Benavides ... assistant property master (as Elaine K. Benavides)
Pat Benvenuto ... carpenter foreman (as Patrick Benvenuto)
Peter Bundrick ... carpenter foreman
Patrick Campbell ... storyboard artist
Will Comacho ... leadman (as William Comacho)
Rhiannon Cooper ... assistant props
Patrice Andrew Davidson ... assistant art director (as Patrice Davidson)
Arthur Dworin ... scenics
Patricia Dwyer ... scenic foreman
Lee Everett ... set dresser
Vanessa Fenton ... scenics
Glen Fjotland ... key construction grip (as Glenn Fjotland)
Nick Hallbilsback ... scenic industrial (as Nikolas Hallbilsback)
Jimmy Hays ... set dresser
Richard Hebrank ... construction coordinator
Eldar Iskandarov ... key on set dresser
Rodriguez Juan ... key greensman (as Juan Rodriguez)
James Klotsas ... on-set dresser (as Jimmy Klotsas)
Erin Magill ... assistant art director
Matthew McNeill ... art production assistant
Ronit Pinto ... assistant property master
Anthony Polizzi ... charge scenic
Elizabeth Popiel ... assistant set decorator
Benny Rappa ... camera scenic
Max Rarrick ... set dresser
Michael Riolo ... shop production assistant
Josh Roth ... property master
Maki Takenouchi ... graphic designer
John Udell ... property master: new york

Sound Department

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Marco Alicea ... audio/video transfer
James Austin ... engineering services (as Jim Austin)
Christopher Barnett ... dialogue editor
Junior Cyrus Baron ... sound utility (as Jr Cyrus Baron)
Cooper Burkett ... loop group
Benjamin A. Burtt ... sound effects editor
Damian Canelos ... sound utility
Jessica Engel ... Post-Production Sound Accountant
Dann Fink ... loop group
Katie Firth ... loop group
Michael Frederic ... loop group
Daphne Gaines ... loop group
Jason Griffith ... loop group
Pete Horner ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Josh Lowden ... general manager: Skywalker Sound Executive Staff
Chris Manning ... foley editor / mixer (as Christopher Manning)
Stuart McCowan ... Dialogue / ADR Supervisor
Demi Mills ... loop group
Steve Morris ... head of engineering: Skywalker Sound Executive Staff
Jordan Myers ... assistant sound editor
Al Nelson ... supervising sound designer
Jonathan Null ... Head of Production: Skywalker Sound Executive Staff (as Jon Null)
Katie O'Sullivan ... loop group
David Pastecchi ... boom operator (as Dave Pastecchi)
David Peifer ... digital editorial support
Carrie Perry ... scheduling
Mike Peters ... post production finance manager (as Michael Peters)
Eva Porter ... client services
Roger J. Sacdalan ... re-recording mix technician: trailer
Daniel Sperry ... dolby sound consultant (as Dan Sperry)
Sebastian Thomas ... loop group
Stephen Urata ... Assistant Re-Recording Mixer
Jana Vance ... foley artist
Thomas Varga ... production sound mixer
Geoff Vaughan ... foley artist
Justin Scott Wilson ... adr mixer / adr recordist / sound editor
Edgar Meza ... engineering services (uncredited)
Al Nelson ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Fred Buchholz ... special effects coordinator
Chris Jordan ... special effects foreman
Ben Wepman ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by

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Will Arnold ... titles producer
Ron Barr ... digital opticals and visual effects: Outback Post
Deron Hoffmeyer ... digital compositor
Jess Ledoux ... titles: editor
Jesse Morrow ... visual effects artist
Alan Williams ... title designer

Stunts

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Chris Barnes ... stunts
Gavin Barnes ... stunt performer
Bobby Beckles ... stunts
Nikki Brower ... stunt driver
Blaise Corrigan ... stunt coordinator
Ned Corrigan ... stunts
Stefanie Flores ... stunts
Owen Holland ... ultimate arm driver
Drew Leary ... stunt coordinator
Dean Neistat ... stunts
Jodi Michelle Pynn ... stunts (as Jodi Pynn)
Luke Vexler ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Gregory Michael Baney ... best boy rigging electric (as Greg Baney)
Paul Jacob Bashour ... ultimate arm operator
John Blazzi ... rigging electrician
Richard Bokman ... electrician
James L. Brown ... best boy grip
Spencer Brown ... company grip
Zachary Cestero ... lamp operator (as Zach Cestero)
Ty Chennault ... lamp operator
James Demetriou ... lighting technician
Jack Donnelly ... director of photography: splinter unit
John W. Duvall ... key grip
Mark Egyud ... key rigging gaffer
Christopher Eng ... second assistant "a" camera
Kris Enos ... second assistant camera
Stanley Fernandez Jr. ... first assistant "a" camera (as Stanley Fernandez)
Raphael Frank ... generator operator (as Raphie Frank)
Steve Gallo ... best boy rigging grip
Andrew Greve ... best boy electric
George Harrington ... basecamp generator operator
Gary Haspel ... shop electric
Jonathon Henry ... second assistant "b" camera
Bucky Illingworth ... lamp operator
Dave Isern ... b-camera operator (as David Isern) / steadicam operator
Casey David Johnson ... loader
Nils Johnson ... production video assist
Ian Korer ... rigging electric
Bruce MacCallum ... A Camera Operator
Sean McCardell ... lamp operator / lighting console operator
John McElwain ... a dolly grip
John J. Moers ... documentary cameraman
Mike Montgomery ... key rigging grip (as Michael Montgomery)
Elias Morales ... electrician
Michael Nelson ... camera operator
Ben Noftzger ... additional second assistant camera
Jonathan Nussbaum ... rigging grip (as Jon Nussbaum)
Brent Poleski ... company grip
Alison Cohen Rosa ... still photographer
Dave Samuel ... key gaffer
David Satin ... dit: splinter unit (as Dave Satin)
Nick Schiavo ... rigging grip
Pierson Silver ... libra head operator
Anthony Vasquez ... rigging electric
Tomas Velasquez ... electrician

Casting Department

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Rebecca Dealy ... casting associate
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Brad Kenny ... extras casting
Brent Knobloch ... extras casting
Anne Reeves ... extras casting
Bruce Winant ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Taylor Addison ... costume production assistant
Wally DelVecchio ... set costumer
Ismyrne Geffrard ... additional set costumer
Munee Hayes ... wardrobe supervisor
Sarah Lapinski ... additional / tailor
Eden Miller ... wardrobe supervisor
Natalia Parsons ... assistant costume designer
Heather Patton ... addtl set costumer
Moira Shaughnessy ... set costumer
Carmela Simonetti ... additional set costumer

Location Management

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Benjamin Chacko ... location assistant (as Ben Chacko)
Tom Dunn ... assistant locations manager
Tobias Fried ... location coordinator
James Kenny ... location assistant
Christopher Menges ... locations manager
Greg Morrison ... assistant location manager
Teddy Schenck ... location scout
Robert Stachowicz ... unit production assistant (as Rob Stachowicz)

Music Department

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Paul Apelgren ... music editor
Christine Bergren ... music clearance and legal
Mark Berrow ... musician: violin
Rachel Bolt ... viola
Jo Changer ... assistant orchestra contractor (as Jo Charger)
David Coker ... assistant: to Michael Giacchino
Andrea Datzman ... booth reader
Stephen M. Davis ... music editor
Robert Elhai ... orchestrator
Mark Gasbarro ... orchestrator
Michael Giacchino ... score producer
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Joel Iwataki ... music scoring mixer
Lewis Jones ... assistant scoring engineer
Dave Jordan ... music supervisor
Jeff Kryka ... scoring assistant
Michael Werner Maas ... composer: trailer music
Steve Mair ... musician: double bass
Shannon Murphy ... music coordinator
Tim Simonec ... orchestrations
Jill Streater ... librarian
Jojo Villanueva ... music supervisor
Ludwig Wicki ... score conductor

Transportation Department

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Donald Bowers ... driver
Jim Canavan ... driver
Mark Dolce ... transportation captain
Joseph Gonzales ... driver (as Joe Gonzalez)
John Grimaldi ... driver
Steven R. Guglielmetti ... fuel truck (as Steve Guglielmetti)
John Hollingsworth ... driver
Tanya L. Howard ... driver
Zachary Kellerman ... driver
Carol Kuhn ... driver
Frank Lagaipa ... driver
Chris Lundry ... driver
Rob Manis ... driver
Chris Marrero ... driver
Frank Morreale ... driver
Ryan Palmer ... driver
Nick Pascalli ... driver
Richard Presutti ... transportation co-captain
Raymond Rudissill ... driver
Mike Sangiamo ... driver
Edwin Taylor ... driver
John Michael Vukson ... driver
Neal Williams ... driver

Other crew

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Kyle Abraham ... choreographer
William P. Alena ... film extra
John Alfred ... finance executive
Caylena Andres ... craft service first assistant
Susana Ballesteros ... voice dubbing
Anthony Beckwith ... key set production assistant
Dustin Bewley ... set production assistant
Christine Boehm ... construction set medic
Philip Brown ... sous chef
Beau Burton ... film extra
Vaun Burton ... film extra
Anthony Croese ... set medic
Somruthai D'Angelo ... production assistant (as Michelle D'Angelo)
Robert Darwell ... legal services
Andrew Davidson ... set production assistant
Olivia Del Campo ... production secretary
Marcos Vergara del Carril ... legal services
Leigh Dillon ... dialect coach: for Ms. Watts
Dierdre Dizon ... studio teacher
Brett Doar ... machine designer: Rube Goldberg machine
Rachel Farrar ... stand-in
Libby Feltch ... assistant production coordinator
Michael Fernandez ... catering owner/operator
Aaron Fine ... set production assistant
Rich Gilberto ... second assistant accountant
Jose Gutierrez ... parking coordinator
Bethany Hagen ... additional tutor
Vasia Ivanov ... assistant to producers
Megan Jahoda ... office production assistant
Anthony Keating ... set production assistant (as Anthony Joseph Keating)
Luca Kouimelis ... script supervisor
Ashley Kravitz ... clearance services
Amy Leigh Johnson ... unit publicist
Audie Liametz ... medical advisor (as Audie Liamtez MD JD)
Matthew Lipke ... set production assistant
Brett Ludy ... chef
David Marx ... assistant: to Ms. Hacken
McLean Mills ... assistant: to J. Penotti & Mr. Kimmel
Zoë Morrison ... creative executive
Adrien Moscovici ... assistant: to Ms. Watts
Morgan Newell ... production coordinator
Cameron Nord ... payroll accountant (as Cameron Thomas Nord)
Jessi Partridge ... production assistant: asset/green
O. Valerie Pratt ... first assistant accountant (as O. Valerie Nicolas)
Ovington Prophete ... accounting clerk
T.L. Quach ... set production assistant (as Tina Quach)
Albert G. Ruben ... insurance
Joe Russo ... epk producer
Paul Saltberg ... caterer for production crew (as Paul Saltzberg)
Emily Sherman ... production assistant
Lauren Silver ... production accountant (as Lauren Silver Ciccarella)
Ian Michael Stone ... photo double
Dylan Tarason ... Senior Vice President: Production - Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Tiffany Tiesiera ... production executive
Dani Wilson ... key craft service

Thanks

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Kzar Torres ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Juggling a job as a waitress and raising two boys on her own--little Peter, and the 11-year-old child prodigy, Henry--the single mother, Susan Carpenter, has a somewhat chaotic life, depending on Henry to manage the household's finances. However, things will take an unexpected turn, when Henry's innocent crush on the beautiful girl next door and hopeful ballet dancer, Christina, unveils a cruel and shocking revelation, dragging Susan in the middle of a dark conspiracy. Will the Carpenters take the law into their own hands; moreover, what's written inside Henry's little red book? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines Never leave things undone. See more »
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Parents Guide View content advisory »
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Also Known As
  • El libro secreto de Henry (Spain)
  • Le Livre d'Henry (Canada, French title)
  • Powiesc Henry'ego (Poland)
  • Henrio knyga (Lithuania)
  • Книга Генри (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 105 min
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Box Office

Budget $10,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $1,424,540, 16 Jun 2017

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film was shot in 36 days. See more »
Goofs Henry is seen using a payphone to make stock trades. He is using fractions. While it could be just his personality/condition, US markets switched to decimals on April 9, 2001. Later in the movie the doctor shows the MRI scan on a tablet too advanced for pre-2001. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018). See more »
Soundtracks Blues Wine See more »
Quotes Susan Carpenter: I didn't want things to get violent.
Henry Carpenter: Violence isn't the worst thing in the world.
Susan Carpenter: What is then?
Henry Carpenter: Apathy.
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