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7.1/10
Comedy Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19981h 50mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Dark Comedy Friendship Doctor 
Country: United Kingdom

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences.The Butcher Boy featuring Eamonn Owens and Alan Boyle is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (9,154 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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#6,904 Ranked Movie

#76 Ranked in Dark Comedy Movies

#422 Ranked in Friendship Movies

#2294 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Butcher Boy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (9,154 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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