The Book of Henry Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 15484

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 14

Theatrical Release Date: 06/16/2017

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/03/2017

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Colin Trevorrow

Actors: Lee Pace, Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Maddie Ziegler, Dean Norris

Plot: A single mother does her best to raise her two sons, one who happens to be a genius. When she discovers a book written by her son to right a wrong happening next door, she attempts to follow the plan and, in doing so, finds new strength as a parent. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/10/2019

"The Book of Henry" gathers together typical crowd-pleasing weepiness, but its worst offenses are the absurd murder plot and (spoiler alert!) killing its strongest character halfway through with one of the aforementioned clich├ęs.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/12/2017

Wow, I'm speechless. This is the dumbest shit I've ever seen. Pretty insulting this tries to be unpredictable and original, but backfiring so badly it takes talent falling this low. Never seen anything like it and not in a positive light. I mean...WTF!

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I'm the only one who thought this wasn't bad

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 09/29/2017

"Violence isn't the worst thing in the world. What is then? Apathy."

I'm sure that some movie critics of reputable newspapers ("The Guardian" and the like) and magazines are awful, out-of-touch guys, who pine away on a dusty attic avoiding any contact with other human individuals. Pessimists who cringe at the sign of a bit of emotions and sugar-sweet feelgood moods and hide like a slug that encounters a grain of salt on her path. The result is an allergic reaction of disgust and aversion, after which they begin to spit their guts and criticize the targeted object. Is "The Book of Henry" really overly-sentimental? Is it so sugary that your blood glucose levels suddenly go berserk? Is it so un-freakin-believable that a Jerry Springer show looks like a realistic show? And does the second …

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