An unlikely friendship develops between Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), a Los Angeles reporter, and an exceptionally talented but homeless man named Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx). Hoping to help the amazing musician (as well as his own career), the journalist writes a series of articles about the former Juilliard student. But the media attention has mixed results for both of them. The movie is based on a true story.
|MPAA Rating||PG-13 for thematic elements, some drug use and language.|
|Theatrical Release||April 24, 2009|
|Cast||Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener.|
|2009 Paramount/Dreamworks||Official Movie Website|
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