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Honey Boy (2019)


Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh    93% - Tomatometer

Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright    92% - Audience

IMDb Rating    7.4  

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shia LaBeouf James Lort
Lucas Hedges Otis (22)
Noah Jupe Otis (12)
Byron Bowers Percy
Laura San Giacomo Dr. Moreno
FKA Twigs Shy Girl
Natasha Lyonne Mom
Maika Monroe Sandra
Clifton Collins Jr. Tom
Mario Ponce Tiny
Martin Starr Alec
Haylee Sanchez Working Girl 1
Giovanni Lopes Rehab Nurse
Dorian Brown Pham Pam (as Dorian Pham)
Greta Jung AD


From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams. Fictionalizing his childhood's ascent to stardom, and subsequent adult crash-landing into rehab and recovery, Har'el casts Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges as Otis Lort, navigating different stages in a frenetic career. LaBeouf takes on the daring and therapeutic challenge of playing a version of his own father, an ex-rodeo clown and a felon. Artist and musician FKA Twigs makes her feature-film debut, playing neighbor and kindred spirit to the younger Otis in their garden-court motel home. Har'el's feature narrative debut is a one-of-a-kind collaboration between filmmaker and subject, exploring art as medicine and imagination as hope.



Motion Picture Rating

Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual material and drug use


Official Sites:

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Release Date:

27 November 2019 (USA)

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$301,065, 10 November 2019

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


Technical Specs


Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1