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Release Date: January 17th, 2014

DVD Release Date: February 25th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
In a maximum-security prison, a teenager (Spencer Lofranco) begins to turn his life around with the help of a convicted murderer (Ving Rhames).

Cast: Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Mary-Louise Parker, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Taissa Farmiga, Rosa Salazar, Michael Trotter, Ben Rosenfield

Director: Trevor White

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The poems — and the film as a whole — fail to flesh James out as a whole and complicated human being worth rooting for. show more

  • Every word of the story may be true, and if it happened to someone you knew, you'd be captivated. In Jamesy Boy, though, it's hard to see why we should care. show more

  • The movie adds up to little more than an interminable bildungsroman, sunk early and often by the desperately miscast Spencer Lofranco. show more

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