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Summary Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samanth...

Boyhood
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 50 Critic Reviews
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100
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 2,642 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samanth...

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Universal Acclaim Based on 50 Critic Reviews
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0% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 2,642 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
1975 Ratings
11% Mixed
294 Ratings
14% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 2,642 User Ratings
7.5
75% Positive
1975 Ratings
11% Mixed
294 Ratings
14% Negative
373 Ratings

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Production Company IFC Productions, Detour Filmproduction
Release Date Jul 11, 2014
Duration 2 h 45 m
Rating R
Genres
Tagline 12 years in the making
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 3 Wins & 5 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 4 Wins & 10 Nominations