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Being Charlie (2015)

R | | Drama, Romance | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to ... See full summary »

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Rob Reiner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Robinson ... Charlie Mills
Morgan Saylor ... Eva
Devon Bostick ... Adam
Susan Misner ... Liseanne Mills
Ricardo Chavira ... Drake
Common ... Travis
Cary Elwes ... David Mills
Christy Summerhays Christy Summerhays ... Female Staffer
Erik Aude ... Staffer #1
Richard Sharrah ... Staffer #2
Charles Halford ... Harry
Aubrey Reynolds ... Stacey Chapman
Christopher Robin Miller ... Gale
David H. Stevens ... Paul
Zach Grant Zach Grant ... Jimmy
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Storyline

Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but troubled girl, Eva, and is forced to battle with drugs, elusive love and divided parents. Written by Unknown

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, sexuality/nudity, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Being Charlie - Zurück ins Leben See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,872, 8 May 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,872, 8 May 2016
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rob Reiner said in Marc Maron's podcast interview that this is the most personal film he has directed about his son. Reiner's son, Nick, battled with drug addiction a decade ago, and Nick Reiner cowrote the screenplay. See more »

Goofs

When the Travis the counselor was telling Charlie he spent 2 years in County Jail, by law the maximum time you can spend in County Jail is 364 days. Any sentence beyond that gets you sent to prison. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Mills: Dude, this is not some slutty sorority, okay? You don't just fall asleep with a boner and wake up work a girl on top of you.
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Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Deep and enjoyable
12 February 2018 | by drakerodgersSee all my reviews

A great movie with deep moments and amazing acting especially by Nick Robinson.


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