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Biography Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19931h 55mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Coming of Age Car Country: America

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries the mechanic, but they soon find out that he's an abusive and unreasoning alcoholic, and they struggle to maintain hope in an impossible situation as the boy grows up with plans to escape the small town by any means possible. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff.This Boy's Life featuring Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (46,276 votes) and was well received by critics.

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#3,543 Ranked Movie

#82 Ranked in Coming of Age Movies

#135 Ranked in Car Movies

#394 Ranked in Biography Movies

This Boy's Life has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (46,276 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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