The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 33min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Tyler Nilson/Michael Schwartz
  • Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen

Zak (Gottsagen) has Down’s Syndrome and dreams of becoming a wrestler; one night he sneaks out, meets crab fisherman Tyler (LaBeouf) and they go on the lam. It may sound contrived, but the Tyler-Zak relationship is incredibly sweet, and a cast of indie movie royalty make for a cockle-warming delight.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

14 Oct 20193 stars

Contrived but endearing road trip movie that charmingly pairs Shia LaBeouf with newcomer Zack Gottsagen

On paper, Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz's directorial debut sounds like it's been created via an algorithm that's been fed a plethora of 'inspirational' Sundance screenplays. It's a road trip movie where two lost men enjoy a Huckleberry Finn-style…

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