White Boy Rick

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 2018
  • Running time: 116 min
Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug... read more
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Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.

Original Release

09/14/2018

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Cast

Matthew McConaughey Richard Wershe Sr.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Alex Snyder
Bel Powley Dawn Wershe
Rory Cochrane Agent Byrd
Jonathan Majors Johnny 'Lil Man' Curry
Taylour Paige Cathy Volsan
Richie Merritt Ricky Wershe Jr.
Bruce Dern Grandpa Roman 'Ray' Wershe
Piper Laurie Grandma Verna Wershe
Brian Tyree Henry Detective Jackson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yann Demange

Writers

Andy Weiss, Noah Miller, Logan Miller, Steve Kloves, Scott Silver

Creators

Logan Miller, Noah Miller, Andy Weiss, Steve Kloves, Scott Silver

Cast

Matthew McConaughey Richard Wershe Sr.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Alex Snyder
Bel Powley Dawn Wershe
Rory Cochrane Agent Byrd
Jonathan Majors Johnny 'Lil Man' Curry
Taylour Paige Cathy Volsan
Richie Merritt Ricky Wershe Jr.
Bruce Dern Grandpa Roman 'Ray' Wershe
Piper Laurie Grandma Verna Wershe
Brian Tyree Henry Detective Jackson
RJ Cyler Rudell 'Boo' Curry
Kyanna Simone Simpson Brenda Moore / Brenda Moore (as Kyanna Simone)
Lawrence Adimora Tyler Finney
Todd C. Adelman Lawyer
Gregory S. Anderson Gun Show Vendor (uncredited)
Jeffrey Cain Pedestrain (uncredited)
Dominic Cancelliere Gun Show Biker
Jimmie Chiappelli Gun Show Dealer (uncredited)
Scott Connors Nick
Alex DeCourville Gun Show Patron (uncredited)

Producers

Georgia Kacandes Executive Producer
Matthew W. Krul Executive Producer
Christopher Mallick Executive Producer
Michael Weiss Executive Producer
Darren Aronofsky Executive Producer
Scott Franklin Executive Producer
John Lesher Executive Producer
Sean Murphy Executive Producer
Jeff Robinov Executive Producer
Julie Yorn Executive Producer
Logan Miller Executive Producer
Noah Miller Executive Producer
Ari Handel Executive Producer
Darren Aronofsky Producer
Scott Franklin Producer
Julie Yorn Producer
John Lesher Producer
Sean Murphy Producer
Michael Weiss Producer
Judd Allison Producer
Marie Hanhnhon Nguyen Producer
Jeff Robinov Producer
Thomas Patrick Smith Producer

Editors

Chris Wyatt

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