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Boy Erased (2018)

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The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Director:

Joel Edgerton

Writers:

Garrard Conley (based on the memoir Boy Erased by), Joel Edgerton (written for the screen by)
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucas Hedges ... Jared Eamons
Nicole Kidman ... Nancy Eamons
Russell Crowe ... Marshall Eamons
Madelyn Cline ... Chloe
Victor McCay ... Aaron
David Joseph Craig ... Michael
Troye Sivan ... Gary
Emily Hinkler ... Lee
Devin Michael ... Anders
Matt Burke ... Simon
Lindsey Moser ... Tina
Jesse LaTourette ... Sarah
Britton Sear ... Cameron
David Ditmore ... Phillip
William Ngo ... Carl
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The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Truth Cannot Be Converted

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

for sexual content including an assault, some language and brief drug use. | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 2018 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Boy Erased See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$207,057, 4 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,646,972, 16 December 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Visible at the conversion camp. The American flag is hung vertically with the field {blue stars} top and to the right. This is an incorrect way to hang the flag vertical the field shall always be top and to the left. (i) When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be uppermost and to the flag's own right, that is, to the observer's left. See more »

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Gary: Fake It Till You Make It
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Written by Troye Sivan, Brett McLaughlin, Bram Inscore, Alexandra Hughes, Jack Latham, Ariel Rechtshaid
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a movie that every family should watch
15 November 2018 | by amnaabdallahhSee all my reviews

One of the best movies of this year. the best actors are in here working on making a change. conversion therapy is not a real therapy. it is false and a horror that should not be allowed to happen to anyone's life. this movie depicts the true experience of garrard conley, written by him.. as he had to go to a conversion camp. the story is touching and educational. should be watched by every parents as well as any family ♥


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