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The Beach Bum (2019)

R | | Comedy | 29 March 2019 (USA)
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A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

Director:

Harmony Korine

Writer:

Harmony Korine
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Moondog
Snoop Dogg ... Lingerie
Isla Fisher ... Minnie
Stefania LaVie Owen ... Heather
Zac Efron ... Flicker
Jonah Hill ... Lewis
Jimmy Buffett ... Jimmy Buffett
Donovan St V. Williams Donovan St V. Williams ... Snoop's Rasta Pilot
Martin Lawrence ... Captain Wack
Clinton Archambault Clinton Archambault ... Lawyer
Jerry Ascione ... Homeless Man
Joshua Rosen Joshua Rosen ... Reporter
Tonya Oliver Tonya Oliver ... Drug Counselor
Chela Arias Chela Arias ... Cuban Maid
Ricardo Matallana ... Jose the Pool Boy
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Storyline

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

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Taglines:

You Gotta Go Low to Get High

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug and alcohol use, language throughout, nudity and some strong sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Oficial Website

Country:

Switzerland | UK | France | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beach Bum See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,763,070, 31 March 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,487,204, 9 May 2019
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Harmony Korine said during a live Q&A after the film's SXSW premiere that he got the idea for Zac Efron's facial hair while staring at a panini sandwich. See more »

Quotes

Moondog: One day I will swallow up the world, and when I do, I hope you all perish violently.
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More of an "experience" than a film
29 March 2019 | by rhythmorientedSee all my reviews

In Matthew McConaughey's earnest effort to show his fans a good time, we are left wondering whether he and a generous cast of celebrities (who appear to be improvising considerable chunks of The Beach Bum) are having more fun than the audience. Harmony Korine's film-making style is to create "experiences," shooting music videos in the context of a larger story. This was done with greater success in his previous work, the divisive-but-brilliant-at-times Spring Breakers, and less successfully here. The aforementioned's avant garde style devolves into a more scattershot product in this effort. Stoners may find comfort in knowing that their genre may actually be alive, well, and kicking between Miami and Key West. The rest of us may just enjoy this as a 95 minute party, or better yet, as an ideal film to have on as background for a party.


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