Being Charlie

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  • R
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.2  (4,762)
  • 47

Being Charlie is a 2015 American drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Nick Robinson, Common, and Cary Elwes. The movie revolves around a young man named Charlie Mills who is struggling with drug addiction and a strained relationship with his father, a prominent political figure. Charlie, played by Robinson, is a troubled teenager who has spent most of his life in and out of rehab facilities. After his latest stint in a treatment center, he decides to run away and live on the streets of Los Angeles, where he indulges in drugs, alcohol, and reckless behavior. His worried mother then sends him to a more strict rehab facility where he openly resentful and hard to manage.

At the rehab center, Charlie meets Eva (Morgan Saylor), a young woman who is struggling with similar issues. The two quickly form a bond and begin to rely on each other for support. However, Charlie's past catches up with him when he runs into his father, a prominent politician, during a campaign stop. Charlie's father, David (Common), is eager to reconnect with his son, but Charlie is resentful of his father's lack of attention and understanding.

As Charlie continues to struggle with his addiction and resentment towards his father, he begins to question the effectiveness of rehab and seeks solace in his new relationship with Eva. However, their bond is tested when Charlie's addiction threatens to tear them apart.

Throughout the movie, we see Charlie's journey towards self-discovery and sobriety as he confronts his past and learns to take responsibility for his actions. His tumultuous relationship with his father is also explored, as the two attempt to reconcile their differences and rebuild their relationship.

Nick Robinson delivers a captivating performance as the troubled Charlie, showcasing his acting range and ability to convey complex emotions. Common and Cary Elwes also give strong performances as Charlie's father and stepmother, respectively, adding depth and nuance to their characters.

Overall, Being Charlie is a powerful and moving drama that explores themes of addiction, family, and self-discovery. With its compelling performances and thought-provoking storyline, the movie is a must-see for anyone looking for a thought-provoking and engaging drama.

Being Charlie is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 47.

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