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Good Boys (2019)

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Three 7th grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacob Tremblay ... Max
Keith L. Williams ... Lucas
Brady Noon ... Thor
Molly Gordon ... Hannah
Midori Francis ... Lily
Izaac Wang ... Soren
Millie Davis ... Brixlee
Josh Caras ... Benji
Will Forte ... Max's Dad
Mariessa Portelance ... Max's Mom
Lil Rel Howery ... Lucas's Dad
Retta ... Lucas' Mom
Michaela Watkins ... Saleswoman
Christian Darrel Scott ... Marcus (as Christian Scott)
Macie Juiles ... Taylor
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Three 7th grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.

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One Bad Decision Leads to Another See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexual content, drug and alcohol material, and language throughout - all involving tweens | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Good Boys See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,402,605, 18 August 2019

Gross USA:

$23,638,635
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Will Forte, Jacob Tremblay, and Keith L. Williams all previously worked in The Last Man on Earth (2015). See more »

Quotes

Max: Nobody even kissed.
Thor: Well not in their mouths, at least.
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Connections

References Stranger Things (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

RACE WITH THE DEVIL
Written by Adrian Gurvitz and Paul Gurvitz
Performed by Judas Priest
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited and Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Uncomfortably funny
16 August 2019 | by jaywensley2004See all my reviews

I laughed many times during "Good Boys", but there came a moment when I realized that much of what I was laughing at was 12-year old boys in situations that, if the characters were just a few years older, would be ugly, and evidence that the characters were ignoramuses and morally bankrupt.

There is an attempt at being heartfelt that redeems the movie somewhat, but ultimately "Good Boys" just cribs from a number of other films (most notably "Risky Business", "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", and pretty much anything that stars Seth Rogan), and uses young actors as props to make the vulgarity so inappropriate that it presents as funny.


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