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Wildlife (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama | 27 July 2018 (Lebanon)
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A teenage boy must deal with his mother's complicated response after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.

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Paul Dano

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Paul Dano (screenplay by), Zoe Kazan (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Jerry Brinson
Carey Mulligan ... Jeanette Brinson
Ed Oxenbould ... Joe Brinson
Bill Camp ... Warren Miller
Zoe Margaret Colletti ... Ruth-Ann
Cate Jones ... Bus Depot Customer
Lexi Anastasia ... Lady / 60's Girl
Mollie Milligan ... Esther
Blaine Maye ... Groom
Travis W Bruyer ... Forester
Sara Moore ... Student
JR Hatchett ... Firefigher / truckdriver
Kaye Brownlee-France ... Grocery Store Customer
Laurie Cummings ... Wealthy Car Buyer
Darryl Cox ... Clarence Snow
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A teenage boy must deal with his mother's complicated response after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including a sexual situation, brief strong language, and smoking | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2018 (Lebanon) See more »

Also Known As:

Wildlife See more »

Filming Locations:

Livingston, Montana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,587, 21 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,028,993, 15 January 2019
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan previously co-starred in Brothers (2009). See more »

Quotes

Jerry Brinson: Boy, boy, boy! Boy!
[He laughs]
Jerry Brinson: Well, ain't this a wild life, son?
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References BUtterfield 8 (1960) See more »

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Melodia (I)
Written by Jóhann Jóhannsson
Performed by Jóhann Jóhannsson
Courtesy of 4AD
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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Overhyped Paul Dano Directorial Debut
4 November 2018 | by yogagalCOSee all my reviews

I saw this film last night as part of the Denver Film Festival special presentations section. "Fine performances" cannot save this slow-moving, depressing drama. If you want to spend nearly two hours watching the disintegration of a marriage in a miserable Montana town set amidst the bland 1960's setting of baseball games on the radio and mostly empty streets of the western town where they filmed this drivel, then have at it. Ed Oxenbould as the son gives an interesting performance.


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