White Boy Rick

R | 1 hr. 51 min.
Opened Friday, September 14th
Poster of White Boy Rick
Still of White Boy Rick

Synopsis

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, who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.

Director

Yann Demange

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry

Advisory

Rated R for language throughout, drug content, violence, some sexual references, and brief nudity