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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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Jacob Tremblay, star of the new comedy Good Boys, compares his family to an infamous reality TV show and reveals an unusual pick for the Star Wars character he'd like to play.

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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

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

The bonus features show an alternate ending where Lucas, instead of Max, says the line about it being cool how Thor "stabbed that pimp" in the play and Thor says Mr. K. said that was exactly "how that happened". This made Jacob Tremblay start laughing offscreen. Other than that, the endings are the same. 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

Max: We're in sixth grade now. We need to start doing sixth-grade things.
Annabelle: I know what cocaine is.
Max: Annabelle! Get the fuck out of here! Beanbag boys only, you little shit! Annabelle's been watching Dateline. She now knows what cocaine is.
Annabelle: Hi.
Max: Oh, my god!
Thor: What the fuck?
Annabelle: Let me a beanbag boy. I'll grow a tiny penis like Thor's.
Thor: Mom!
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Connections

References Stranger Things (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Oblivion
Written by Grimes (as Claire Boucher)
Performed by Grimes
Courtesy of 4AD
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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Uproariously hilarious throughout - I think I laughed the most in the audience!
21 August 2019 | by UniqueParticleSee all my reviews

It's important to note this movie is very very inappropriate and not for everyone! I loved almost everything about it on top of having a rough time in my life this really uplifted my spirits no matter what anyone thinks it's definitely worth a chance. I loved the rebellious humor, soundtrack made me smile, the cast was great, and believe it or not there is some well written dialogue.


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