The Beach Bum

The Beach Bum
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Title: The Beach Bum

Original Title: The Beach Bum

Year: 2019


  • Country: USA Switzerland
  • Length: 95 Minutes (1 hour 35 min)
  • Budget: $5,000,000
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Studios: Anonymous Content
  • Age rating: R18 (To be shown only in specially licensed cinemas to adults of not less than 18 years)

Release Dates

  • UK: October 25 2019
  • United States: March 29 2019


'The Beach Bum' follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue writer who always lives life by his own rules. But Moondog also happens to be a really talented poet with big literary recognition, and he is forced to recluse himself to finish his book, the next great American novel that he has promised his editors and that they expect him to finish and publish. But staying away from his lifestyle of drugs, beach, alcohol and parties won't be that easy and in his journey to self exploration and the search of literary inspiration he will encounter people from all kinds, including a lot of characters just like him, or maybe even worse, what will led to the most hilarious and comical situations, and of course more and more crazy,

From the script and direction of Harmony Korine, director of 'Spring Breakers' and 'Kids', arrives 'The Beach Bum', this subversive comedy with Matthew McConaughey as the main character Moondog. Joining him to complete the cast are some of the biggest names in Hollywood at the moment, including the singer and rapper Snoop Dog, Zac Efron ('Baywatch'), Isla Fisher ('Wedding Crashers'), Martin Lawrence ('Big Momma's House') and Jonah Hill ('21 Jump Street'), among others.



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Trailer 'The Beach Bum'

February 23 2019


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Filmed while peeing

Harmony Korine filmed Matthew McConaughey peeing in Florida.

Full experience

According to director Harmony Korine, some cinemas in Los Angeles have agreed to show the movie while spreading curls of marijuana (smoke), so the public can get the "full experience".

Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman turned down the lead role before the role was offered to Matthew McConaughey.

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