• King Jack (2016)

King Jack

Release Date: June 10th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary

A scrappy 15-year-old (Charlie Plummer) bonds with his introverted cousin (Cory Nichols) while facing off against a bully (Danny Flaherty).

Cast: Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols, Christian Madsen, Danny Flaherty, Erin Davie, Yainis Ynoa, Scarlet Lizbeth, Chloe Levine

Director: Felix Thompson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Buffalo Picture House


Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Although it feels all too familiar with its storyline about a bullied 15-year-old, King Jack boasts an immediacy that makes it compelling throughout. show more

  • 70
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    It’s authentic without being grim; moody and tentatively hopeful. There’s a British verite influence at play, but King Jack’s heart is positively American. show more

  • 89
    Tasha RobinsonThe Verge

    For all Thompson's talent and promise, King Jack still rests most on the actors, and the way they suggest inner worlds deep enough to get lost in, without pushing or forcing the point. show more

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