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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

A familiar feel-good adventure movie

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, No-brainer, True-crime

2019

Michael Schwartz, Tyler Nilson

Ann Owens, Aurelian Smith Jr., Bruce Dern

97 min

Synopsis

A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

Our Take

7.4
Bilal Zouheir

This buddies-on-the-road drama was the highest-grossing independent film of 2019, which tells you everything you need to know about it: it’s familiar, but it’s not overblown.

A fisherman (Shia LaBeouf) has to flee after vandalizing the property of a rival fishing group who bully him. On the way, he meets a man with Down syndrome, who, unexpectedly, is on a journey to become a pro wrestler.

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I absolutely loved this movie. The ending was a little bit of a let-down, but the journey was worth it.

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