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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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Details

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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:

$28,604,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,704,400
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

TMZ leaked photos of a stand in for Keith L. Williams wearing blackface makeup during production. Producer Seth Rogen stated "As soon as I was made aware of it, I ensured we put an end to it - and I give my word that on any project my team and I are involved in, we will take every precaution to make sure something similar does not take place again." See more »

Goofs

Max is able to shoot the paintball gun but it does not have a tank attached in order to do so. See more »

Quotes

Lucas: It could contaminate the water.
Thor: We can throw it in the forest.
Lucas: It's a sex drug. What if a fox eats it and tries to fuck a squirrel? It'll kill him!
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Soundtracks

RUN THIS GAME
Written by Kyle Jefferson
Performed by JF
Courtesy of The Bus Music
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Pretty Damn Good.
18 August 2019 | by guthanos-26435See all my reviews

Good Boys is a lot of fun, If you like Sausage Party (2016) or This Is The End (2013) then this movie will have you hooked throughout. Just like the movies I just mentioned, the humour isn't the smartest, it mainly consists of sex references and gross-out humour which can be hilarious if done properly. I can gladly say that the humour is improved upon since Sausage Party, and rather the main joke throughout the movie is that food is swearing, Good Boys manages to keep the swearing kids from becoming boring and repetitive by putting them in all kinds of hilarious scenarios which keeps the movie fresh and entertaining.

Unfortunately the child acting can be quite atrocious at times, I understand that they are just kids but a lot of the line delivery could be fixed with just a couple more takes and practice, it made serious or important events feel a lot less meaningful and was rather distracting, however the acting from the three main characters for the most part are very good for kids.

It's a lot of fun, and while it may not be a perfectly made movie, I can guarantee that most people will have a blast with it.


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