Release date:September 14, 2018
(limited; wide: Sept. 21)
MPAA Rating:R (for language throughout, drug content, violence, some sexual references, and brief nudity)
Screenwriters:Logan Miller, Noah Miller, Andy Weiss, Scott Silver, Steve Kloves
Starring:Matthew McConaughey, Bel Powley, Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rory Cochrane, Richie Merritt, Brian Tyree Henry, Ray Wershe, Piper Laurie, Bel Powley, Kyanna Simone Simpson
Based on true events, “White Boy Rick” is set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, and tells the moving story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, who became an undercover informant and later a drug dealer, before he was dropped by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.