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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.

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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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Details

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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Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The brand of beer that Moondog (Matthew McConaughey) drinks throughout the movie is Pabst Blue Ribbon. 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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Featured in Conan: Isla Fisher/Mark Normand (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Pick Up the Pieces
Written by Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Onnie McIntyre (as Owen McIntyre), Malcolm Duncan, Robbie McIntosh and Hamish Stuart
Performed by Average White Band
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Fear and Loathing at the ... beach
8 June 2019 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Now I'm not comparing the movies or characters entirely here. But like with Fear and Loathing there does not seem a goal our hero/main character is trying to reach. Actually Beach Bum seems even less straighforward. And I guess some might call it sexist. It is quite in the world of or rather in the head of that one character - and Matthew has said in interviews he drew inspirations of people he had met in real life.

So great acting, but kind of hard to really pin point, really make up our mind. Even another reviewer who rated it a bit higher than me was like "I liked it (I think)". And that really sums it up, because I too think I liked it, but it's just a fine line with the movie. It is quite easy to slide over to the "I'm annoyed now" side. So keep that in mind with a movie that defies a lot of things - and while it is comedy, it is not conventional in that regard either


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