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Good Ol' Boy

Good Ol' Boy is a movie starring Jason Lee, Anjul Nigam, and Brighton Sharbino. In 1979, an Indian family moves to America with hopes of living the American Dream. While their 10-year-old boy Smith falls head-over-heels for the girl...

Other Titles
Growing Up Smith
Running Time
1 hours 42 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Family, Comedy, Drama
Director
Frank Lotito
Writer
Anjul Nigam, Paul Quinn, Anjul Nigam, Gregory Scott Houghton
Actors
Jason Lee, Anjul Nigam, Brighton Sharbino, Hilarie Burton
Country
USA
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In 1979, an Indian family moves to America with hopes of living the American Dream. While their 10-year-old boy Smith falls head-over-heels for the girl next door, his desire to become a "good old boy" propels him further away from his family's ideals than ever before.

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Brian Schultz

When I was in high school, I heard of the "Boy's Best Friend" who was a gay man, I had my mind set on this movie. Boy did I ever hope for the best. But I got my wish. It was a great movie. The storyline was very interesting and even though it was predictable, the acting was great. It's definitely a must see. One thing that made it even better was that it was only 90 minutes long. If you are a fan of a good gay movie, I recommend this one. If you are a fan of a good romantic comedy, I recommend this movie. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Steven Dean

After seeing the trailer, I thought "it will be good" but I was wrong. I thought it was just going to be a family comedy and a nice movie. But the end, after the parents said that the boy is going to the mall to play video games, I thought it was going to be the worst ending ever. Then I realized that the ending had something to do with the parents. But I didn't think anything about that. That's why I was surprised when it ended. I thought it was just going to be a good comedy movie but it wasn't. I think it should be rated R because there is some language and some strong sexual content. But I don't know what I would say about the story. The director is really good but I think that this is a family movie. I liked the scene when the father was washing the dishes. I think that it was really good. If you are a fan of a certain director you will like this movie. If you are a fan of a certain actor you will like this movie.

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Jack G.

This movie is a little slow, but it's also very enjoyable. I really liked the performances of Tim Curry, Anna Faris, and Jamie Chung. Curry is very good in his role. Faris is really good in her role. And Jamie Chung is good in his role as well. The two of them made this movie worth watching.

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Phillip Baker

This is a typical family film that you can watch over and over again. I recommend this film for kids and their parents. I like the movie because of the message it gives, about having faith, and about family. It is a simple movie and it's a good movie to watch with the kids. You'll laugh and you'll cry and you'll learn a lesson. It's a movie you can watch over and over again. It's a good movie. If you like movies that are funny and cute, this is a movie for you.

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Gerald B.

This is a cute little movie, a story of two young boys who are going to a "Casper's Castle" for the weekend. The boys come to the castle looking for their father, who has been absent for some time. This movie does a good job of keeping you guessing what is going to happen. The plot is not that hard to follow and the ending is satisfying. The main problem I had with this movie was that I found the boys annoying and the plot to be rather predictable. The two boys are not particularly likable in the movie, and they are rather stupid. It is a shame that they get thrown into a situation where they are forced to do things they don't want to do. The boys are more annoying than cute. This is one of those movies that you may like, but I can't recommend it to anyone. You will get tired of the boys, and the plot will become very predictable. There are a few good things about the movie, like the music and the fact that the movie is a little cute. You won't be disappointed.

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Brandon

I'm not sure what I expected when I watched this movie. I guess I was expecting a funny, cute, lighthearted movie. However, I was not disappointed. I loved the characters, and the animation was beautiful. The story was quite simple, but the characters were just so interesting that you'll want to watch it again and again. It's hard to explain what I think about this movie, so I'll just say that I would recommend this movie to everyone who is looking for a light-hearted family movie. 7 out of 10 stars

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Zachary M.

I went into this movie with very low expectations. But I was pleasantly surprised. The story is just a simple story about a boy who wants to become a knight, but is turned down by his father and the parents don't want him to be a knight. The story is told in such a way that it actually makes you think about the story you are watching. I like this movie because it is entertaining and good for children. I was laughing my butt off a lot. I think that this movie was very good, because it keeps you entertained throughout the whole movie. I recommend this movie to anyone who wants a good, family-friendly movie to watch. The movie has a good message to it, that is true. I also recommend this movie to anyone who is into fantasy-like movies and can't get enough of the fantasy-like characters in this movie. They are great.

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Terry

I saw this film at the cinema last year and loved it! The story, though old, is a modernized version of the Old Testament with contemporary settings. This film is a very well written script. The acting is good, but not great. I like the use of the camera in the film, but I could have done without the shot of the sunset. The shots of the mountains were great, especially the one of the mountain being destroyed by the wind. The music was very good, the songs were great, and the score was amazing. I thought this film was very good! It was a great film to see with your family or close friends! I give it a B+!

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Amy Matthews

This movie was a pleasant surprise for me. Not quite as good as my expectations, but it was still enjoyable. I enjoyed the story and the main characters. The movie was predictable. It was a little more predictable than I would have liked, but it was still enjoyable. It's definitely not Oscar material, but it was still entertaining. I'm a sucker for cheesy 80's comedies. I don't know why I was expecting this to be a great movie. I think it was just a pleasant surprise. If you like romance and adventure movies, I think you will love this movie.

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Evelyn G.

I did enjoy this movie, but I would say it is not the best. My family and I are very different, so I couldn't relate to some of the parts of the movie. I did enjoy the music though. The song, "Carnival", was great. It was definitely a catchy song. I also thought the ending of the movie was pretty good. It is definitely a good movie to watch with your family, but if you are not very open to different movies, I would not recommend this movie.

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Eric K.

There are a lot of people who have never seen this film who I would like to meet and talk about it. I have been in the family business for many years, and have done all the commercials for the company, but I am not a family man or even a big family man, I have been in the business for 27 years, and my daughter is now in the family business, my son, also in the business, and I have been the business man in the family business for 25 years. The movie is very good, the acting is superb, the story is very good, the photography is superb, and the production is very good. I would recommend this film for all families, especially if you have kids. I have seen this film 3 times and I still watch it. I think it is one of the best family films I have seen in my life. I think this movie is perfect for everyone, the family man, the family woman, and all other people who have a family business, and who would like to see a family film that is good and entertaining, and a very good film. If you have children, I would recommend this movie, you will not be disappointed. The family man, the family woman, and all other people who have a family business should see this film. I would recommend this film to you, and I hope that it will be in your movie collection when it is released.

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Carl W.

This movie is a good movie to watch on a rainy day or when you're feeling down. And the movie is about two brothers who are playing with their brother's car and lose the car and then they go on a trip to Canada and the car has a similar paint job to the car in the movie. It was a really cool movie and it was funny. The actors were good and the plot was really interesting.

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Bryan H.

It's the year 2057. The world has become a dystopia, with all resources (food, electricity, clean water, etc.) a scarce commodity. Three brothers - Jason (Chad Coleman), Sam (Caleb Landry Jones), and Ryan (Jamie Foxx) - are all in their 20s, but they are only 12 years apart, living in the same house, and having the same exact jobs. Jason is in the construction business, and is responsible for the construction of a new project, which is being financed by a billionaire named Frederick (James Cromwell). His twin brother Sam has a local food company, and is also a millionaire. Ryan is in the military, working on an atomic bomb, and is responsible for the production of explosives, a job he also performs for Frederick. Now, Jason has a one-night stand with a beautiful blond woman named Ellie (Frances O'Connor), who he promises to get back to him after her a week. The next day, Sam and Ryan see her again, and they are very angry. Ryan doesn't want to go to war, and wants to get back with Ellie, but he doesn't know where she is. Meanwhile, Jason's brother, Sam, who is in the military, has had a nervous breakdown, and is now in a coma. The town's chief, Howard (Alan Arkin) also has a nervous breakdown. Now, the world is in the middle of a nuclear war. If Jason doesn't get back with Ellie, she will end up dead. Meanwhile, the town's mayor, Bill (Steven Wright), is obsessed with the idea of a nuclear bomb, and is trying to find the cure for cancer. The boys have to keep working, and find out why. Do they know where Ellie is? Do they know what Jason has done to her? This movie is a very funny, action-packed, and entertaining movie. It's a little bit depressing, but still has its funny moments. It's got a good cast, and a good script. It's a pretty good movie. If you're looking for a good summer movie, this is the one you're looking for.

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Kathryn Mills

Not as good as the movie I watched a few days ago, but still a good movie. The story is about a boy named Jimmy and his father who work in a military research laboratory in the desert. The son is constantly bullied by his father and the military isn't very good at what they do. Jimmy gets the idea of doing a science project to become a space scientist. It's just his idea and he doesn't have any skills to do it. He tries everything to become a space scientist. But, when he finally does become a space scientist, he finds out that it isn't really easy to be a space scientist. After a while he gets a girl, but the problem is that the girl is a big nerd. He tries everything to get her to be his girlfriend and when she finally does accept him, he gets mad. All in all, the movie is good. I think it's a good movie and I recommend it to anybody. I don't think it's a bad movie and I think it's a good movie.

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Judy

This is one of those movies that it is difficult to decide what it is about. Some people who have not seen it are not sure what it is about. The first 30 minutes is not too bad, but it doesn't give you any insight into the film. At this point the film has a certain charm and some great moments. The plot is the main reason that makes this film watchable, and it has been done to perfection. The movie is full of humor, which is very funny, but not in a "humor-crazed" way. Most of the jokes fall into the comedy-sci-fi genre, which is not a bad thing. It is a movie that you have to look forward to and laugh at. This is definitely one of the better comedies of the year. However, if you haven't seen this movie, go ahead and rent it. It is worth the watch.

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Diane Wright

This is a nice story of the "professional" world of a young doctor and his teenage daughter and the struggles they face. It's hard to tell what's really going on here. I was left wanting more from the film. The performances were solid. John Goodman was good as a drifter. Kelly Macdonald was a nice supporting character. Overall, I enjoyed it. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Amber Allen

Well, that was fast. I had the pleasure of seeing this film at the Toronto Film Festival. It was a great film. I liked the fact that it was a feel good film, and was very different from the other films that I have seen lately. It was a bit too long, but I guess it's just the nature of the beast. It was just great. I was a bit disappointed that they had to make it a kids movie. It was great, it was a great film. I would recommend it, especially to the parents who want their kids to see a film that is not too serious, but a bit more emotional. It is a film for everyone, the kids will like it, the parents will like it, and the adults will like it. I highly recommend this film, because it is a great film, and it is one that you will not regret spending the $5 to see. I give it an A-

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Pamela W.

In this film, Kate Winslet plays an ex-con named Grace Kelly, who gets married to a homeless man named Pete Costello. When Grace is diagnosed with terminal cancer, her mother decides to spend her last days with her daughter. Grace has a hard time accepting this, but when she finally comes to terms with this, she finds a way to ease the pain. Grace does a wonderful job as a mother and a great character. Her character is compassionate and understanding, but she is also very hard to reach. When I first saw this film, I didn't expect much, but this movie is excellent and has lots of good things to offer. Kate Winslet plays this role wonderfully and she shows a great amount of heart. She truly gives her character the depth that she needs to be a strong character and gives Grace the depth she needs to be a strong mother. She also plays the character very well, which is a great thing to do. This film has a lot of great moments and I recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a good, heart-warming story. This is a film that I would recommend for the entire family.

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Tammy Lawrence

This film was very enjoyable. It had a wonderful cast, and a wonderful message about forgiveness. The only real criticism I have of it is that it seemed to go on forever. The film went on way longer than I thought it would and then it came to a conclusion. Overall, I think this was a good movie. The acting was great, the cast was great, and the message was great.

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Victoria Adams

In many ways this is a typical movie with a story and not much else. It's very entertaining and shows the journey of a boy who is going through puberty. It's a good story, with good acting, nice animation, good music, and good laughs. It's nice that the plot isn't a big story, but doesn't have a huge plot. It's a nice movie with a good plot and good animation.

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Arthur P.

I was a little confused as to what was going on. It was almost like a children's film and then they tried to add adult themes. I watched it expecting a good film and ended up watching a movie that did not deliver the intended message. It seemed to be more about the protagonist's "Gut Feeling" rather than the protagonist himself. I think a more mature film could have done a better job of developing this concept. The ending is really good, but they could have cut down on the excessive language a little bit. The acting was good and the "parental guidance" was not too bad. I'm sure some parents will be able to enjoy it.

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Ashley C.

A good family film that is not too preachy, but for the most part there is an underlying message that is important to those who understand. This movie, as with most family films, deals with a very serious topic that has serious ramifications for a family. The themes of faith, sacrifice, family, and coming of age are all present in this film and are both well acted and very well delivered. The actors play their roles very well and you can relate to their emotions, but it is the message that the actors convey that is what makes this film great. The message is that the loss of one's faith is a serious issue that should not be ignored and should be handled with care and understanding. This film is very much like 'The Blind Side', but without the bland script and actors, this film is a much more entertaining and thought provoking film that children and parents alike will enjoy.