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J.R. is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2021-12-17

Runtime 104 minutes


TMDB 6.69


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wajwilliams shared a tip "A cute movie. #drama #decade2020"

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hendrik_pape shared a tip "Soundtrack was better than the movie. Although I didn’t hate it it just left me wanting a bit more closure at the end."

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kim_blanchard shared a tip "Excellent performance by all."

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emilee_mongold shared a tip "I really enjoyed this movie"

wendy_clancy shared a tip "Really enjoyed it, a little slow the last 30 min. Ben was amazing!"

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serena_telleria shared a tip "Great storyline!"

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smeeta shared a tip "Loved it!"

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deanna_alston_lambe shared a tip "Awesome acting and lovely story!"

kennedi_jones_6687 shared a tip "It’s sort of like a memoir, definitely a slower pace movie but I love Tye Sheridan so I definitely recommend it!"

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deborah_riffle shared a tip "Very touching"

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mary_zee shared a tip "A feel good movie"

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maria_tarro shared a tip "Awesome movie!"

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dan_s_444 shared a tip "Very good...hit home"

roger_goode shared a tip "I grew up there"

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genevieve_greco_6321 shared a tip "Great story, cast, and soundtrack!"

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genevieve_greco_6321 shared a tip "Great story, cast, and soundtrack!"

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diana_hernandez_6192 shared a tip "Very touching movie memoir, I'm impressed by Clooney's directing!"

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sally_hoffman shared a tip "Good feel good story"

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jessie_hamlin shared a tip "Great movie!"

elizabeth_3164 shared a tip "Such a sweet movie."

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shari_398 shared a tip "Beautiful, poignant story"

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blr1372 shared a tip "It was pretty good. Similar to goodwill hunting. Great soundtrack and Ben was amazing."

lyn_diefenderfer shared a tip "Wonderful story"

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jane_bobel shared a tip "Imperfect people doing their best. Heartwarming story that isn’t too sweet or unbelievable. I really enjoyed this movie."

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glenn_peabody shared a tip "Clooney directs Affleck to a nomination worthy performance."

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sheila_bright shared a tip "Just an overall feel good movie. Enjoyed it immensely!"

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diane_frijia shared a tip "Good, heartwarming storyline. Great music set in 70's and 80's."

dawn_eaton shared a tip "Loved this movie. Highly recommend!!"

janet_montgomery shared a tip "Funny and, well, Tender!"

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fenitgodley shared a tip "The book was definitely better but I still enjoyed the movie."

lynn_8339 shared a tip "Real, likable characters, good story"

ann-marie_sweeney shared a tip "This was good but a bit reminiscent of Good Will Hunting which kind of ruined it for me. Entertaining though."

debrah_dyck shared a tip "The soundtrack is so good. It is a feel good movie and very relatable."

mark_gallagher shared a tip "It's not going to win any Oscars but it's a pretty good feel good film. For what it's worth, the book was so much better."

kristin_moses shared a tip "Amazing cast. Beautiful film. Wonderful story … just brilliant"

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joanna_serna_3865 shared a tip "Solid acting, interesting story, unique characters, vulnerable and not macho men as mains."

dani_miller_2592 shared a tip "Loved this movie! Will rewatch it soon!"

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