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After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2018-10-12

Runtime 121 minutes

Budget $25m

Revenue $7.6m


TMDB 7.5


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bcl shared a tip "The story was written so well and Steve Carell gives my favorite performance of his to date. 8.4/10"

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kai_penn shared a tip "Awesome movie! Such a good film with headliners and a good coming of age film all around"

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sarah_lazureanu shared a tip "Heartbreaking and quite hard to watch but it's a great film"

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joseph_moffat shared a tip "Underrated, but very good"

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "Well done. Opens your eyes to the experience of the parents of someone struggling with addiction."

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montymoore shared a tip "Very beautiful 🥲"

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kcmess57 shared a tip "Such a sad story that ends well."

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clara- shared a tip "made me cry super sad but such a good representation of addiction to drugs"

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alexandra_lazarow shared a tip "Beautiful acting and very well story telling."

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cecelia_claire shared a tip "VERY accurate depiction of a young person struggling with addiction, & the people who love them."

paulina_vallecillo shared a tip "one of the best movies i’ve seen this year. had me sobbing hysterically at the end. amazing film"

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areebah_bhatti shared a tip "It was amazing"

ruerue shared a tip "love love love this movie!!!! So emotional and great acting. I would watch it 10000 times!"

ruerue shared a tip "I never rewatch movies, but this is worth it."

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sonia_forsythe shared a tip "Hits home"

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simpknee shared a tip "My god what a perfect duo"

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megan_m5 shared a tip "my fav movie ever tbh"

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chloey_poitras shared a tip "best movie by far, the emotion that timothée portrays is life altering."

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jholder47 shared a tip "This duo kills this movie."

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rachxnicole shared a tip "so powerful, raw & realistic"

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alice_rodriguez_9350 shared a tip "have tissues ready"

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timotheechalametlover shared a tip "i cried watching this. it’s so sad but sooo good #tearjerkers #crying #ilovetimothee"

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wilsonb shared a tip "8.4/10"

Maeve_Reed shared a tip "Very emotional and beautiful movie"

jacqueline_3126 shared a tip "This one is heart wrenching!"

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ariel_crawford_1359 shared a tip "so sad but so important to watch"

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shelley_nelsen shared a tip "So very good. Beautiful. Great acting."

bethany_slater_ shared a tip "7.10.21"

eve_smallwood shared a tip "good crying movie"

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monica_betancourt_7152 shared a tip "Tear jerker"

ted_sin shared a tip "It’s a long journey but the performances are great."

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mae_mari shared a tip "I love"

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jennifer_rancourt_7291 shared a tip "Beautiful movie"

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levi_5635 shared a tip "It’s sad, but very real of what an addicts life looks like"

louise_sherrill shared a tip "Hard to watch...knowing how it turned out helped"

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molly_steele-schrimp shared a tip "What a performance by Timothée Chalamet! Hard to watch at times but so moving!"

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jediah_taytayon shared a tip "Tears"

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mossbot shared a tip "Made me cry like a baby, in a good way."

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sarah_descoteaux shared a tip "This movie is so good! If you have children it can be hard to watch, it quite literally ripped my heart out."

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kate_s_9049 shared a tip "This one was sooo sad."

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mckenzie_3440 shared a tip "i usually don’t cry for movies but this one broke me"

adam_cooper_8959 shared a tip "An amazing story. None of my all time favourites."

david_thorpe_5237 shared a tip "Loved it"

colleen_1060 shared a tip "Touching, relatable, moving story"

linda_lederer shared a tip "One of the hardest shows I’ve ever watched. Based on a beautiful book. Heart wrenching."

scott_squires shared a tip "Real life drug situation affecting family"

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tanya_arlyne shared a tip "Wonderful story about the strength of family love"

joshua_rodriguez_7535 shared a tip "Great movie ..really shows the depths of addiction and how it affects other people"

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honeymoonenjoyer shared a tip "a heartbreaking movie about the struggles of addiction"

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emmaforrey shared a tip "SUCH A GOOD MOVIE, made me cry so so so much."

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jo_jadhav shared a tip "really insightful on the path of recovery and how incredibly hard it can be."

dev_solari shared a tip "Powerful. Amazing actors."

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birdhsjaodh shared a tip "the best movie i’ve ever seen"

colleen_cicci shared a tip "I haven’t really if I’m being honest🤷🏻‍♀️"

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chandler_madison shared a tip "Right now I starting watching a Silent Voice"

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