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The Boys Are Back (2009)

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Clive Owen Clive Owen
Joe Warr
Emma Booth Emma Booth
Julia Blake Julia Blake
Erik Thomson Erik Thomson

Written by
Simon Carr Simon Carr
novel The Boys Are Back in Town
Allan Cubitt Allan Cubitt


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A chick flick for guys. And a great one.

8 years, 9 months ago at Feb 10 3:20
3 votes
"Just say yes."

Director Scott Hicks' first Australian film since 1996's Shine, The Boys Are Back is a mature, poignant meditation on two staggering familial tragedies: divorce and early death. While this film had every right to be maudlin and contrived, screenwriter Allan Cubitt and director Hicks tackle the material with a raw emotional realism; affirming that real stories of loss... read more


9 years ago at Nov 5 15:24
3 votes
Properly awful and dull. Would have been made better if the wife had been played by Dannii Minogue rather than a lookalike. Wanted to leave after 30 minutes.

Gr8 Movie....

8 years, 9 months ago at Feb 5 13:47
3 votes
"The Boys are back" a great movie as the relationship of father and sons shown very beautifully. It is described importance of relationship....
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Scott Hicks (“Shine”) directs the poignant and sometimes comic story of a widower (Clive Owen) struggling to raise his two sons alone. Adapted by Allan Cubitt from Simon Carr’s novel, “The Boys Are Back In Town”. Laura Fraser and Emma Booth also star.
Release date: 12 November 2009
Tags: 2009 (4), Drama (4), 2000s (3), Australia (2), Clive Owen (2), (2), Australian (2), Action (2), Death (2), Fathers And Sons (1), Comedies (1), Dramas (1), PG-13 Rating (1), Rated Pg-13 (1), PG-13 (1), Coming Of Age (1), Aussie Film (1), Scott Hicks (1), 00s (1), 09 (1)
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