Beautiful Boy

Movie • 2018 • Drama  

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After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
This movie contains 20 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is there body horror?
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therealkashadavis
Graphic injection scars all along a man’s arm.
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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Abandonment
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therealkashadavis
Quite the opposite. Father sticks with his son through all of his toughest moments
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Abuse
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Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Anonymous
drug abuse is a main plot point within this film
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Is there addiction?
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Anonymous
the main character is based on a real life person who has suffered from drug addiction
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there alligators/crocodiles??
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Are there snakes?
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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is someone held under water?
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Is someone restrained?
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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teethforhair
when a character overdoses but is resuscitated by CPR, she struggles to breath when coming back to and chokes.
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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therealkashadavis
*Spoilers* After ODing, Nic can be seen unconscious under the floor from underneath a bathroom stall
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Does someone break a bone?
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The main character overdosed on drugs and begins to seize on the floor of a public washroom
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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teethforhair
a teenager dies of an overdose and the mother is seen in mourning talking explicitly about her death.
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Death
Does someone sacrifice themselves?
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Does a major character die?
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Does a non-human character die?
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Does someone die?
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therealkashadavis
Someone is mentioned to have died of an overdose
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Does a family member die?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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therealkashadavis
Ocean is seen many times throughout the film
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
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Does someone vomit?
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ellamccarville
the first is at around 0:08:45 (no visual) and the second is 0:17:35 (visual but no sound)
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Is someone eaten?
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Is there farting?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
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Is there incarceration?
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LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Is there bisexual cheating?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Anonymous
One of the main characters injects meth many times onscreen.
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rferg16
The scene only shows a drug rehabilitation center.
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Is there a hospital scene?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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What content?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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One of the main characters attempts to overdose and is seen writing what I would interpret to be a suicide note.
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Does someone have a meltdown?
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jazzytherat
It is not portrayed in the movie, but many scenes could trigger misophonia.
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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frogsoup
it's not a baby but a toddler does cry and scream
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Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is the fourth wall broken?
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Is there aphobia?
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Sex
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teethforhair
there is a shower sex scene that shows very little nudity.
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Are there nude scenes?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Sexism
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therealkashadavis
Male character is sent to rehab and cries, and his father expresses a disappointment
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Sickness
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2005
if you consider addiction a chronic illness, than yes, but otherwise no
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Social
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2005
nic is without a home for a lot of the movie while he is on drugs
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Honestly, the movie is pretty bleak all the way through, but the screen titles at the end do assure you that the drug-addicted character is currently alive and 8 years clean so it could have been worse.
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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emospongebob
No gore, but a very very small amount of blood when a character injects drugs into them
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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