Beautiful Boy parents guide

Beautiful Boy Parent Guide

The long road to recovery.

Release date October 12, 2018

Based on the pair of memoirs written by David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful boy follows Nic and his family through his struggles with addiction.

Why is Beautiful Boy rated R? The MPAA rated Beautiful Boy R for drug content throughout, language, and brief sexual material

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Why is Beautiful Boy rated R? Beautiful Boy is rated R by the MPAA for drug content throughout, language, and brief sexual material

Sexual Content:
- Sexually suggestive scene

- Approximately 42 instances of coarse and/or sexual language
- Frequent, sometimes aggressive use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Several scenes of drug use involving cocaine and/or heroin
- Frequent portrayals of illegal substance use in an addiction context
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use

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Cast and Crew

Beautiful Boy is directed by Felix Van Groeningen and stars Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, and Maura Tierney .