White Boy Rick (2018)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 51 mins

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It's the height of the crack epidemic in 1980s Detroit. Rick Wershe - a single father who's struggling to raise two teenagers - sells guns illegally to make ends meet. Soon he attracts attention from the FBI and federal agents convince his son, Rick Jr., to become an undercover drug informant in exchange for keeping his father out of prison. When young Rick gets in too deep, he finds himself seduced by the lure of easy money and becomes a drug dealer himself.

Cast: Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Matthew McConaughey

Crew: Yann Demange (Director), Tat Radcliffe (Director of Photography), Max Richter (Music Director)

Genres: Crime, Drama

Release Dates: 13 Sep 2018 (Canada), 06 Dec 2018 (Singapore), 14 Sep 2018 (United States)

Tagline: Based on the true story.

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as Dawn Wershe
as FBI Agent Snyder
as Richard Wershe Sr.
as Willie Volsan
as Damian Lucas
as Detective Jackson
as Grandpa Roman 'Ray' Wershe
as 'Black Ed' Hanserd
as Marcus
as Art Derrick
as Demetrius Johnson
as 'Freaky Steve' Roussel
as William Bufalino Jr
as Johnny 'Lil Man' Curry
as Brenda Moore
as Leon Lucas
as Caesar's Ticket Lady
as Tyler Finney
as Jamil Cannon
as Grandma Verna Wershe
as Rudell 'Boo' Curry
as Edwin 'Nugg' Crutcher
as Rick Wershe Jr.
as Frankie Lucas
as FBI Agent Byrd
as Cathy Volsan-Curry
as Mrs. Angela




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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)
Based on the true story.
In 1980s Detroit, Ricky Wershe Jr. was a Street Hustler, FBI Informant and Drug Kingpin - all before he turned 16.
Filming Start Date:
21 Mar 2017
Filming End Date:
06 Jun 2017