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Worried About the Boy (2010)

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LGBTQ Drama 20101h 30m

In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy Blitz Club where George gets a job in the cloakroom but George is unlucky in his relationships with men until he meets wannabe musician Kirk. Through Kirk George meets the handsome drummer Jon Moss, on whom he develops a crush, but sacked by the Blitz and spurned by Kirk, George turns to Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren to further his music career. George's spell with McLaren's group Bow Wow Wow is short but fan Mikey North is impressed and asks George to sing in a group he is forming, where George again meets Jon. They will have an affair and the group will become the very successful Culture Club. Four years later, however, hounded by the tabloid press amid stories of his drug addiction, an unhappy George turns to Jon for advice on his future.Worried About the Boy featuring Douglas Booth and Mathew Horne is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Microsoft Store. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,486 votes).

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#55,578 Ranked Movie

#618 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#991 Ranked in Religion Movies

#22913 Ranked in Drama Movies

Worried About the Boy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,486 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy Blitz Club where George gets a job in the cloakroom but George is unlucky in his relationships with men until he meets wannabe musician Kirk. Through Kirk George meets the handsome drummer Jon Moss, on whom he develops a crush, but sacked by the Blitz and spurned by Kirk, George turns to Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren to further his music career. George's spell with McLaren's group Bow Wow Wow is short but fan Mikey North is impressed and asks George to sing in a group he is forming, where George again meets Jon. They will have an affair and the group will become the very successful Culture Club. Four years later, however, hounded by the tabloid press amid stories of his drug addiction, an unhappy George turns to Jon for advice on his future.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 30m

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Related Genres: LGBTQDrama
Related Tags: Religion
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Original Release Date: May 16, 2010