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The Beach Bum (2019)

R | | Comedy | 29 March 2019 (USA)
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A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

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Harmony Korine

Writer:

Harmony Korine
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Moondog
Snoop Dogg ... Lingerie
Isla Fisher ... Minnie
Stefania LaVie Owen ... Heather
Martin Lawrence ... Captain Wack
Zac Efron ... Flicker
Jonah Hill ... Lewis
Jimmy Buffett ... Jimmy Buffett
Donovan St V. Williams Donovan St V. Williams ... Snoop's Rasta Pilot (as Donovan Williams)
David Bennett David Bennett ... Homeless Phil
Clinton Archambault Clinton Archambault ... Lawyer
Joshua Rosen Joshua Rosen ... Reporter
Tonya Oliver Tonya Oliver ... Drug Counselor
Chela Arias Chela Arias ... Cuban Maid
Ricardo Matallana ... Jose the Pool Boy (as Ricardo B. Matallana)
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Storyline

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

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Taglines:

You Gotta Go Low to Get High

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug and alcohol use, language throughout, nudity and some strong sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site | Oficial Website

Country:

Switzerland | UK | France | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Beach Bum See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,763,070, 31 March 2019

Gross USA:

$3,502,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,552,695
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Oldman turned down the lead role before the role was offered to Matthew McConaughey. See more »

Goofs

As Moondog smooths things over with Heather and Frank while they cut their wedding cake, the camera's shadow vaguely passes behind Heather's back. See more »

Quotes

Captain Wack: Now, what he failed to mention, that these dolphins have got a sort of corkscrew pecker. A little, whippy, winding ranky-cank thing. It's true, kids. It's sort of like a corkscrew. And it's orgy season. So hopefully, we will get to see something, some real wild stuff. Everybody's fucking, they're really horny this time of the season.
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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far) (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Pick Up the Pieces
Written by Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie, Onnie McIntyre (as Owen McIntyre), Malcolm Duncan, Robbie McIntosh and Hamish Stuart
Performed by Average White Band
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Wasted potential
13 June 2019 | by wise_turtleSee all my reviews

McConaughey does his hazy best but I think these guys were so wasted they forgot they were making a movie.


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