Honey Boy (2019)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 33 mins

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When 12-year-old Otis starts to find success as a child television star in Hollywood, his ex-rodeo-clown father returns to serve as his guardian. When Otis isn’t on set charming audiences, he spends his days with his father at an extended-stay motel on the edge of the city, enduring his overbearing father’s abuse. Honey Boy follows two threads of time, watching father and son's contentious relationship and their attempts to mend it across the course of a decade.

Cast: Lucas Hedges, Maika Monroe, Shia LaBeouf

Crew: Alma Har'el (Director), Natasha Braier (Director of Photography), Alex Somers (Music Director)

Rating: 15 (United Kingdom)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 27 Feb 2020 (Australia), 06 Mar 2020 (Mexico), 06 Dec 2019 (United Kingdom), 08 Nov 2019 (United States)

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Did you know? Shia LaBeouf originally wrote the film's script as a form of therapy while in rehab. Read More
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as Otis Lort
as Sandra
as James Lort
as Loud Man
as Percy
as Carlos
as Twyla
as Craig
as AA Member
as Shy Girl
as Rehab Nurse
as Bucky (TV Dad)
as AD
as Working Girl
as Female Jogger
as Cop
as Benny
as Dr. Moreno
as Prostitute
as Hotel Manager
as Tiny
as Alec
as Young Otis
as Hug Circle


First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director


Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer


Music Director


Sound Designer
Sound Mixer
Sound Re-recording Mixer
Audio Assistant


Production Designer
Prop Master
Set Decorator
Set Dresser

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer

Makeup and Hair

Makeup Artist
Hair Stylist

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator
Special Effects Technician


Stunt Coordinator
Stunt Double

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Coordinator
Film Type:
Documentary Feature
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Sound Mix:
Dolby Atmos
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24 fps
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The film's screenplay was written by Shia LaBeouf, about his childhood and his relationship with his father.

Shia LaBeouf plays the character representing his own father in the film.

Shia LaBeouf originally wrote the film's script as a form of therapy while in rehab.

This film premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to a standing ovation.