Honey Boy

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Shia LaBeouf gets painfully personal in mature abuse drama.

R 2019 94 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+

Feels a bit too real

An excellently acted film that feels too real. There are moments of intense sadness, for everyone in the film, but definitely for young Otis whose fragility is palpable. His dad's fragility is also palpable, but as a grown man it relays a different type of energy when he is exposed. The film is harrowing and unrelenting with its honesty and brutality. When your parents are in pain and doing the best they can, but it causes a lot of pain and havoc that is difficult to heal, what can you do when you still can't look away?
age 17+

Very good!!

It's a great movie. I got a little confused in the beginning but I caught on real quick. A must see.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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