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Summary Grace (Brie Larson), a young supervising staff member of a foster care facility, looks after troubled teens and reckons with her own past alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend, Mason (John Gallagher Jr.).

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 36 Critic Reviews
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82
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 226 User Ratings
8.3
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Summary Grace (Brie Larson), a young supervising staff member of a foster care facility, looks after troubled teens and reckons with her own past alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend, Mason (John Gallagher Jr.).

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 36 Critic Reviews
82
92% Positive
33 Reviews
8% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 36 Critic Reviews
82
92% Positive
33 Reviews
8% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 226 User Ratings
8.3
90% Positive
203 Ratings
4% Mixed
9 Ratings
6% Negative
14 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 226 User Ratings
8.3
90% Positive
203 Ratings
4% Mixed
9 Ratings
6% Negative
14 Ratings

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Production Company Animal Kingdom, Traction Media
Release Date Aug 23, 2013
Duration 1 h 36 m
Rating R
Genres
Tagline Support them. Take care of them. But don't become their friend.
Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)
• 2 Wins & 6 Nominations
Central Ohio Film Critics Association
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations
Locarno International Film Festival
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations