The Book of Henry(Movie, 2017)

| 1h 45min | Genres: Drama, Crime, Thriller
The Book of HenryRating: 3.8/5 (with 458458 votes)
The Book of Henry is a 2017 American drama film directed by Colin Trevorrow and written by Gregg Hurwitz. The film stars Naomi Watts, Jaeden Martell (then known as Jaeden Lieberher), Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Lee Pace, Maddie Ziegler, and Dean Norris. The story concerns a plan hatched by a young genius, dying of cancer, to save the girl next door from abuse. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14, 2017. It was released in theaters by Focus Features on June 16, 2017, and received generally negative reviews from critics, mostly focused on the film's plot twists and tonal shifts, and Trevorrow's direction, although the cast and the film's ambition received some praise. ()
Movie poster of The Book of Henry

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
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Duration: 1h 45min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

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Awards & Nominations for The Book of Henry

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About The Book of Henry

Susan, a single mother of two, works as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands.

Trailer for The Book of Henry + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

THE BOOK OF HENRY - Official Trailer [HD] - In Theaters June 16(Trailer, 2:39)

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Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: New York
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 24 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/16/2017
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Producer: Sue Baden-Powell, Sidney Kimmel, Jenette Kahn, Adam Richman, Gregg Hurwitz
Screenwriter: Gregg Hurwitz
Film Editor: Kevin Stitt
Director of Photography: John Schwartzman
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Livro de Henry"
"הספר של הנרי"
Budget: 10,000,000 USD
Revenue: 4,596,705 USD (= 46%)

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