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The Boy is a american film of genre Drama directed by Craig William Macneill released in USA on 14 august 2015 with Rainn Wilson

The Boy (2015)

The Boy
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Released in USA 14 august 2015
Length 1h45
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Horror
Rating55% 2.7524152.7524152.7524152.7524152.752415

The Boy is a 2015 American horror film directed by Craig Macneill, written by Macneill and Clay McLeod Chapman, and starring David Morse, Rainn Wilson, and Jared Breeze. It was based on a short film by Macneill and Chapman, Henley, which was in turn loosely inspired by a novel written by Chapman, Miss Corpus. Breeze plays the titular boy, a budding serial killer.

Synopsis

Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father (David Morse) operate a floundering family business—The Mt. Vista Motel. It’s just the two of them since Ted’s mother ran off with a guest years earlier, stealing the motel’s soul and one of its last regular patrons. Since then, Ted’s father has drifted into despondency—becoming a living ghost, haunting his own motel and leaving Ted to fend for himself. In his isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, friendship, or affection, Ted's fascination with death awakens.

Actors

Rainn Wilson

(William Colby)
David Morse

(John)
Mike Vogel

(Dad)
Zuleikha Robinson

(Mom)
Bill Sage

(Sheriff Deacon Whit)
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