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The Butcher Boy

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7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
Comedy Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19971h 50mOn: Free Services Tags: Dark Comedy Friendship Animal 
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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 free on VUDU, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (8,837 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Vudu).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#4,493 Ranked Movie

#46 Ranked in Dark Comedy Movies

#289 Ranked in Friendship Movies

#1419 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Butcher Boy has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (8,837 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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