R | | Biography, Drama
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Beautiful Boy had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018.
Do you know how much I love you? I love you more than everything.
4 & 6-Year-Old Nic Sheff: Everything?
David Sheff: Everything... everything...
In the opening scene, the father describes Nic's hair as "shoulder-length." In fact, it doesn't even cover his ears.
During the end credits, Nic is heard reciting the poem "Let It Enfold You" by Charles Bukowski.
$218,888 (USA) (14 October 2018)
$7,649,973 (USA) (7 February 2019)