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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

Cast: Michael Douglas , Tobey Maguire , Frances McDormand , Robert Downey Jr. , Katie Holmes , Richard Thomas , Rip Torn , Philip Bosco

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Wonder Boys (2000)

Release Date: November 8th, 2000|1 hr. 52 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Michael Douglas digs deep and delivers one of his best performances in Wonder Boys -- a comic dazzler of roguish wit and touching gravity that is driven by characters, not jokes. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The sentimentality overtakes Wonder Boys when, in the last half hour, it tries to make nice with its characters and fashion a deep message from a trivial story. show more

  • 75
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Droll mild amusement. show more

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