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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

PG-13 | | Adventure | 9 August 2019 (USA)
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Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

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Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz (as Mike Schwartz)

Writers:

Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz (as Mike Schwartz)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shia LaBeouf ... Tyler
Dakota Johnson ... Eleanor
Zack Gottsagen ... Zak
John Hawkes ... Duncan
Thomas Haden Church ... Clint / The Salt Water Redneck
Bruce Dern ... Carl
Jon Bernthal ... Mark
Yelawolf ... Ratboy
Jake Roberts ... Sam
Mick Foley ... Jacob
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raquel Aurora ... Audience Member
Michael Berthold ... Billy
Deja Dee ... Janice
Karen B. Greer ... Bar Patron
Noah Hein Noah Hein ... River Kid
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The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (28), a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey. Written by Lucky Treehouse

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Adventure

Certificate:

PG-13
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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(Winner) Audience Award for Narrative Spotlight at SXSW Film Fest 2019. See more »

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Carl: Friends are the family you choose.
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15 March 2019 | by bullrivercruisesSee all my reviews

This is a film that is what filmmaking is all about. Great story, great actors, great directors, great writers, great camera work.


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