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Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

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A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a 'get-rich-quick' scam that turns deadly.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ansel Elgort ... Joe Hunt
Kevin Spacey ... Ron Levin
Taron Egerton ... Dean Karny
Emma Roberts ... Sydney Evans
Ryan Rottman ... Scott Biltmore
Jeremy Irvine ... Kyle Biltmore
Thomas Cocquerel ... Charlie Bottoms
Bokeem Woodbine ... Tim Pitt
Barney Harris ... Izzy Samedi
Waleed Zuaiter ... The Persian / Izzy's Dad
Suki Waterhouse ... Quintana 'Q' Bisset
Billie Lourd ... Rosanna Ricci
Judd Nelson ... Ryan (Joe Hunt's Dad)
Tony Taplin Tony Taplin ... Artsy Friend
Fuschia Sumner ... Sales Girl (as Fuschia Kate Sumner)
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A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a 'get-rich-quick' scam that turns deadly.

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Based on the incredible true story of a group of wealthy boys from LA in the 80s, who established a get-rich-quick scheme that turned deadly. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, drug use, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Billionaire Boys Club See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$618, 19 August 2018
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Both Cary Elwes and Bokeem Woodbine were on Life in Pieces (2015). See more »

Goofs

While Ron tries on a yellow tie in the clothing store mirror, the reflection of a contemporary Mercedes passes in the background. The film takes place in 1983. See more »

Quotes

Sydney Evans: How can you not see how alone I am?
Joe Hunt: I do! It's this town! It's this town. They build you up to tear you down. You're never good enough. You know how hard it is to keep my stories straight?
Sydney Evans: What?
Joe Hunt: The BBC is full of cash. The BBC's flushed out. Ron Levin's gone to New York. Ron Levin's gone for good!
Sydney Evans: What are you talking about? What does that even mean, "gone for good" ? Where's Ron Levin?... You know what? I don't wanna know.
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Connections

Remake of Billionaire Boys Club (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Dance
Written by David Bowie
Played during a Christmas party at Ron Levin's house.
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Good movie but very reminiscent of other films
17 July 2018 | by tkaine3See all my reviews

This movie doesn't take long to kick into gear and has a pretty fast pace. The acting is good and the music is retro pop giving you that late 80's early 90's fun disco vibe. But the movie is based on a true story and that adds to the storylines authenticity but young guys starting a investment firm and getting in over their heads is a story too commonly told. This story does however go further on the tragedy scale then other movies about broker's or investors but when you watch these films that cover this topic it's always like watching a slow train wreck and this feature is no different. I do think this movie has some entertainment value but just a little.

I give this film a fair rating which means it's something worth watching but only when you get some free time don't go cancelling any appointments this movie can wait.


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