• Boy Erased (2018)

Boy Erased

Release Date: November 2nd, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Jared is the son of a small-town Baptist pastor who gets outed to his parents at age 19. He's soon faced with an ultimatum -- attend a gay conversion therapy program or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends and faith.

Cast: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Russell Crowe, Flea , Joe Alwyn, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan

Director: Joel Edgerton

Genres: Drama , Biography

Production Co: Focus Features, Universal Pictures, Anonymous Content


Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    Joel Edgerton’s earnest, solidly made film will be most effective on, and maybe necessary for, those immediately suffering under the crush of anti-gay bigotry, and those perpetrating it. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Several emotionally attuned performances help paper over Boy Erased’s storytelling weaknesses. show more

  • 90
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    It deserves praise not as a polemic but as a richly humanistic, emotionally searing drama that sticks in the memory. show more

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