Beautiful Boy

June 3rd 2011
  • Drama,
  • R,
  • 100 min,
  • Other
  • Cast: Michael Sheen, Maria Bello, Alan Tudyk, Moon Bloodgood, Kyle Gallner, Meat Loaf, Darren O'Hare, Deidrie Henry, Bruce French, Drake Kemper, Bella King, Cody Wai-Ho Lee, David Lipper, Andrew Jackson Murphy, Austin Nichols, Myra Turley
  • Director: Shawn Ku
  • Writers: Michael Armbruster, Shawn Ku
  • Producers: Lee Clay, Eric Gozlan
  • Associate Producer: Todd Williams
  • Executive Producers: Richard Gabai, Richard Iott, Mark Moran
  • Art Direction: Abigail Potter
  • Castings: Ania Kamieniecki-O'Hare, Tannis Vallely
  • Costume Design: Cynthia Ann Summers
  • D.O.P.: Michael Fimognari
  • Editor: Chad Galster
  • Makeup: Denise Paulson
  • Music: Trevor Morris
  • Production Design: Gabor Norman
  • Set Decoration: Gladys Rodriguez


"Beautiful Boy" is an unconventional love story that explores the journey of a married couple on the verge of separation, who must live with unimaginable heartbreak, and find healing through the darkest days of their lives.

Bill (Michael Sheen) and Kate (Maria Bello) hopelessly try to find some hint of an explanation after finding out that their only son committed a mass shooting at his university before taking his own life. They struggle numbly through the funeral, the media onslaught, and the awkward pity from relatives and friends.

Their already strained marriage is tested as they realize all they have left with each other is their shared grief and confusion-and the unfortunate legacy of their son. This life-altering event forces Bill and Kate to face their feelings of guilt, rage, blame, self-discovery -and ultimately hope- so that they can finally see each other and their chance for happiness again with clear eyes.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Filming Locations: Los Angeles, USA
  • Production Companies: First Point Entertainment, Braeburn Entertainment, Goldrush Entertainment

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