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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
Martin Lawrence ... Captain Wack
Zac Efron ... Flicker
Jonah Hill ... Lewis
Jimmy Buffett ... Jimmy Buffett
Donovan St V. Williams Donovan St V. Williams ... Snoop's Rasta Pilot (as Donovan Williams)
David Bennett David Bennett ... Homeless Phil
Clinton Archambault Clinton Archambault ... Lawyer
Joshua Rosen Joshua Rosen ... Reporter
Tonya Oliver Tonya Oliver ... Drug Counselor
Chela Arias Chela Arias ... Cuban Maid
Ricardo Matallana ... Jose the Pool Boy (as Ricardo B. Matallana)
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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

Gross USA:

$3,502,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,552,695
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second Harmony Korine movie to star an actor from High School Musical; the first was Spring Breakers, starring Vanessa Hudgens, and The Beach Bum stars Zac Efron. See more »

Goofs

When Moondog punches the code to open the front gate, he presses the same button three times in a row, but the beeps change in pitch. They should have all been the same since they were supposedly generated by the same button. See more »

Quotes

Captain Wack: Shit, man. Now I gotta feed my coke-addicted parrot.
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Connections

References Flipper (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Key Largo
Written by Bertie Higgins and Sonny Limbo
Performed by Bertie Higgins
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Not everyone will enjoy it...but I did
31 March 2019 | by DeadMansTrousersSee all my reviews

Most people would agree with the statement that McConaughey does his best work in stoner roles, this is not a straightforward stoner comedy however so don't be disappointed if that's what you are expecting. Anyone who expects anything other than a strange arthouse film from Harmony Korine must not be aware of his style. There is lots to be enjoyed in this film including the humour, music, and supporting cast. It is worth viewing with an open mind, just don't expect Pineapple Express or Cheech and Chong.


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