White Boy Rick is a 2018 American biographical crime drama film directed by Yann Demange.
Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday, June 04, 2018 released the trailer:
WHITE BOY RICK - Official Trailer (HD).
"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." White Boy Rick was finally paroled and released in 2017, but he was sent back to prison for five years after being convicted of Racketeering and Conspiracy of Racketeering. His current release date is December, 25th 2020.
Principal photography began on March 14, 2017.
The film White Boy Rick was scheduled to be released by Sony Pictures Releasing and Columbia Pictures on August 31, 2018 (Telluride), on September 14, 2018 (United States), on December 7, 2018 (United Kingdom) and on March 7, 2019 (Germany).
The duration of the film is 111 minutes. With a budget of $29 million, the film grossed over $25.1 million.
The film had received a "R" rating.
White Boy Rick got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
Official website: whiteboyrick.movie
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