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Wonder Boys

2000-02-22 | Comedy / Drama
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Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning 'Great American Novel' 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.
Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire

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Positive 76%
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15 wins 57 nominations
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  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Music, Original Song

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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Original Song - Motion Picture

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    Best Film Editing

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The full version of Wonder Boys is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Hulu , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV , Epix , fuboTV , FlixFling
The release date of Wonder Boys is February 22, 2000.
The casts of Wonder Boys are Michael Douglas starring as Prof. Grady Tripp, Tobey Maguire starring as James Leer, Robert Downey Jr. starring as Terry Crabtree, Frances McDormand starring as Dean Sara Gaskell, Katie Holmes starring as Hannah Green, Rip Torn starring as Quentin 'Q' Morewood.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Wonder Boys is 7.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 81/100, Metacritic rating is 73/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The director of Wonder Boys is Curtis Hanson.
The certification of Wonder Boys is R.
Wonder Boys won 2001 Academy Awards, USA, 2001 Golden Globes, USA, 2001 AFI Awards, USA, 2001 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2001 Il Festival Nazionale del Doppiaggio Voci nell'Ombra, 2001 L.A. Outfest, 2001 Online Film & Television Association, 2001 Online Film Critics Society Awards, 2001 Satellite Awards, 2001 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards and 5 others.
Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning 'Great American Novel' 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author..
The production budget of Wonder Boys was 35,000,000 USD.
The runtime of Wonder Boys is 111 minutes.
The genre of Wonder Boys is Comedy,Drama.