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Good Boys (2019)

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Three 6th 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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Gene Stupnitsky
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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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Storyline

Invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max asks his best friends Lucas and Thor for some much-needed help on how to pucker up. When they hit a dead end, Max decides to use his father's drone to spy on the teenage girls next door. When the boys lose the drone, they skip school and hatch a plan to retrieve it before Max's dad can figure out what happened. Written by krmanirethnam

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Taglines:

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

Official Sites:

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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:

$83,083,070

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,883,070
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby Surround 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

There are a few major similarities between this movie and Booksmart (2019) - also released in 2019. Both coming of age school themed movies feature outcast students trying to make It to a cool kids party. They also feature Will Forte as the protagonist's father, and Molly Gordon as one of the primary antagonists. Also, both movies and their respective trailers heavily feature the song "Nobody Speak" by DJ Shadow. See more »

Goofs

The Bean Bag Boys play Ascension: Deckbuilding Game. In order to make fast cash, they attempt to sell a rare and valuable card that they purchased a few years earlier in a random pack. Ascension does not sell random packs. It is made of a base game and preset expansion decks, thus making it impossible for rare cards to exist (outside of promos which are still not available in random packs), making this plot point impossible. Magic: The Gathering, however, is purchased by buying blind, random decks that may or may not include rare cards. See more »

Quotes

Thor: Does this look like a sippy cup? No, it's a fucking juice box! Because I'm not a fucking child!
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Connections

Referenced in Conan: Lil Rel Howery (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want to Know What Love Is
Written by Mick Jones (as Michael L. Jones)
Performed by Brady Noon
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The movie delivered what it meant to deliver
21 August 2019 | by teoandreea-07655See all my reviews

I can see that most of the bad reviews target the "normalisation" of such an "outrageous" teen behaviour; I understand why it can be debatable, but this is a comedy and gives a comedic spin to a subject that (weather parents like it or not) all teens are experiencing: awkward curiosity and transition to sexual/romantic/gender interest. And, an important aspect: it is clearly advertised for 15+ audience.

Yes, it was cliche; it didn't present any innovative screenplay, some jokes were obviously hyperbolised, but: it was actually a hilarious film. The comedic experience and overall journey throughout the movie was well written; the acting was good; the bond between the 3 bin bags members was quite well portrayed. I like that it carried also a message about friendship; the cast was well selected and diverse; the main characters were actually very strongly individualised which I think gave a big plus to the "glue" of the story. Overall I would recommended for a fun trip to the cinema, but definatelly not a movie for a more conservative taste in comedies.


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