Boys Are Back

Directed By: Scott Hicks Starring: Clive Owen

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Studio Buena Vista Home Entertainment
SKU 212752680
UPC 786936793574
UPC 14 00786936793574
Format DVD
Release Date 1/26/2010
Rating Rating
Fathers And Sons
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note Clive Owen has taken on the role of men living dangerous lives, such as a bank robber (INSIDE MAN) and an ex-secret agent (DUPLICITY), but those types might seem easy next to being a single father in this dramedy. After the death of his wife, Joe Warr is left with two sons and zero ideas on how to run his house. Soon, the home devolves into chaos, and Joe must decide if his parenting plan wasn't such a good idea after all.
Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Based on a true memoir, THE BOYS ARE BACK is a richly emotional and heartfelt drama that should strike a strong chord with discerning movie audiences around the world." 09/15/2009
Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- ?[Owen delivers] a heartfelt, award-caliber performance....It?s his core of toughness that makes the movie so funny, touching and vital.? 10/01/2009
Los Angeles Times "The film has moments of fun, terror and real emotion....THE BOYS ARE BACK is a bit like the parenting it portrays -- at times there is pain, mistakes will be made, but if you can get beyond that, there is pleasure to be found." 09/25/2009
USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] lovely and emotionally resonant film....Clive Owen gives a stand-out, heartfelt performance..." 09/25/2009
Entertainment Weekly "With those piercing eyes, Owen makes a lovely, soulful Joe..." -- Grade: B- 10/02/2009
Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "The arrival from England of Joe's teenager with abandonment issues is welcome for its honesty and George MacKay's strong presence." 01/22/2010
Scott Hicks
Clive Owen
Cast & Crew
Julia Blake - Star
Laura Fraser - Star
George MacKay - Star
Emma Booth - Star
Clive Owen - Star
Nicholas Macanulty - Star
Allan Cubitt - Screenwriter
Tim White - Producer
Jane Wright - Executive Producer
Greig Fraser - Director of Photography
Hal Lindes - Composer
Greg Brenman - Producer
Clive Owen - Executive Producer
Bella Wright - Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones - Executive Producer
David Thompson - Executive Producer
Scott Hicks - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2009
UPC 00786936793574
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 104 minutes
Color Color
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 2.35:1, Spanish, Dubbed & Subtitled

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