Wonder Boys Poster

Release Date: November 8th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2001

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

Director: Curtis Hanson

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions, Mutual Film Company, BBC, MFF, Curtis Hanson Productions, Paramount Pictures, Marubeni Corporation

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Touching, Charming, Moving, Quest, 2000s, Growing up

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Winner Music (Original Song)
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Editing