Boyhood (2014)

12 years in the making.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2014-06-05
  • User Rating: 7.509/10 from 4824 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 46min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Detour Filmproduction
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Richard Linklater
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The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

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  • Ellar Coltrane

    as Mason Evans Jr.
  • Patricia Arquette

    as Olivia
  • Ethan Hawke

    as Mason Evans Sr.
  • Lorelei Linklater

    as Samantha Evans
  • Libby Villari

    as Catherine
  • Marco Perella

    as Bill Welbrock
  • Brad Hawkins

    as Jim
  • Jamie Howard

    as Mindy Welbrock
  • Andrew Villarreal

    as Randy Welbrock
  • Jenni Tooley

    as Annie
  • Zoe Graham

    as Sheena
  • Charlie Sexton

    as Jimmy
  • Elijah Smith

    as Tommy
  • Steven Chester Prince

    as Ted
  • Bonnie Cross

    as Teacher
  • Sydney Orta

    as Elementary School Girl
  • Shane Graham

    as Neighborhood Friend #1
  • Tess Allen

    as Neighborhood Friend #2
  • Ryan Power

    as Paul
  • Sharee Fowler

    as Book Trivia Judge
  • Mark Finn

    as Book Release Emcee
  • Byron Jenkins

    as Barber
  • Holly Moore

    as Mason's 4th Grade Teacher
  • David Blackwell

    as Liquor Store Clerk
  • Barbara Chisholm

    as Carol
  • Matthew Martinez-Arndt

    as Lee
  • Cassidy Johnson

    as Abby
  • Cambell Westmoreland

    as Kenny
  • Jennifer Griffin

    as Mrs. Darby
  • Garry Peters

    as No Obama Man
  • Merrilee McCommas

    as Obama Mama
  • Tamara Jolaine

    as Tammy
  • Jordan Howard

    as Tony
  • Andrew Bunten

    as Bully 1
  • Tyler Strother

    as Bully 2
  • Evie Thompson

    as Jill
  • Savannah Welch

    as College Girl Singer
  • Mika Odom

    as Gabi
  • Sinjin Venegas

    as Chase
  • Nick Krause

    as Charlie
  • Derek Chase Hickey

    as Charlie's Friend
  • Angela Rawna

    as Professor Douglas
  • Megan Devine

    as Make Out Girl
  • Landon Collier

    as Cooper
  • Roland Ruiz

    as Ernesto
  • Richard Andrew Jones

    as Grandpa Cliff
  • Karen Jones

    as Nana
  • Gordon Friday

    as Pastor
  • Tom McTigue

    as Mr. Turlington
  • Sam Dillon

    as Nick
  • Martel Summers

    as Beer Pong Guy
  • David Clark

    as High School Band Singer
  • Jessie Tilton

    as April
  • Richard Robichaux

    as Mason's Boss
  • Will Harris

    as Sam's College Boyfriend
  • Indica Shaw

    as Hooper
  • Bruce Salmon

    as Guitar Player
  • Wayne Sutton

    as Beat Box
  • Joe Sundell

    as Band Member 1
  • Sean Tracey

    as Band Member 2
  • Ben Hodges

    as Band Member 3
  • Daniel Zeh

    as Band Member 4
  • Chris Doubek

    as Guy in Diner
  • Andrea Chen

    as Sam's Roommate
  • Mona Lee Fultz

    as High School Teacher
  • Maximillian McNamara

    as Dalton
  • Taylor Weaver

    as Barb
  • Jessi Mechler

    as Nicole
  • Bill Wise

    as Steve Evans
  • Alina Linklater

    as Twin Cousin 1
  • Charlotte Linklater

    as Twin Cousin 2
  • Genevieve Kinney

    as Woman at Party
  • Elijah Ford

    as Jimmy's Bandmate 1
  • Kyle Crusham

    as Jimmy's Bandmate 2
  • Conrad Choucroun

    as Jimmy's Bandmate 3
  • Deanna Brochin

    as College Student (uncredited)
  • Stephen Latham

    as Late Night Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • Heather Materne

    as Parent (uncredited)
  • Johnny Walter

    as Dinner Guest (uncredited)
  • Natalie Makenna

    as College Student (uncredited)
  • Ken Edwards

    as Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Directing Richard Linklater Director
Production Richard Linklater Producer
Writing Richard Linklater Writer
Camera Lee Daniel Director of Photography
Editing Sandra Adair Editor
Production Sandra Adair Co-Producer
Production Anne Walker-McBay Associate Producer
Production John Sloss Producer
Production Beth Sepko Casting
Production Jonathan Sehring Producer
Production Caroline Kaplan Associate Producer
Camera Shane F. Kelly Director of Photography
Sound Randall Poster Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Kari Perkins Costume Design
Sound Wayne Bell Sound Effects Editor
Sound Wayne Bell Dialogue Editor
Sound Tom Hammond Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Tom Hammond Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Korey Pereira Dialogue Editor
Editing Parke Gregg Digital Intermediate
Production Cathleen Sutherland Producer
Sound Justin Hennard Sound Effects Editor
Sound Justin Hennard Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Lee Hunsaker Set Costumer
Directing Vincent Palmo Jr. Assistant Director
Production Vincent Palmo Jr. Co-Producer
Art Rodney Becker Production Design
Sound Ethan Andrus Sound Recordist
Art Gay Studebaker Production Design
Crew Jeff Schwan Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Stephany Baskin Set Costumer
Crew Dick Hancock Stunts
Costume & Make-Up John H. Smith Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Darylin Nagy Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Darylin Nagy Hairstylist
Sound Meghan Currier Music Supervisor
Visual Effects Nick Smith Digital Compositors
Sound Glenn Eanes Dialogue Editor
Sound Evan Dunivan Dialogue Editor
Sound Evan Dunivan Foley Editor
Sound Thadd Day Boom Operator
Sound Misty Conn Boom Operator
Sound Jay Fisher ADR Recordist
Sound Chris Erlon ADR Recordist
Sound Susan Fitz-Simon Dialogue Editor
Sound Susan Fitz-Simon Foley Editor
Sound Susan Fitz-Simon Foley Artist
Sound Miles Foster-Greenwood Sound Effects Editor
Sound Miles Foster-Greenwood Foley Editor
Sound Phil DeTolve ADR Recordist
Art Melanie Ferguson Set Decoration