Good boys is a comedy film written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupniysky, who will also be responsible for the direction, in the production we find comedy genius Seth Rogen working hand in hand with Evan Goldberg and James Weaver. The premiere date for the United States of America was August sixteen, two thousand nineteen and has a duration of eighty-nine minutes.
This fun film features the participation of the young protagonists, Jacob Trembaly personifying Max, Brandy Noon as Thor and Keith L. Williams as Lucas. In secondary roles we have Molly Gordon in the role of Hannah, Izaac Wan as Soren, Midori Francis as Lilly, Millie Davis as Brixlee, and Josh Caras as Benji.
The project was born in August of two thousand sixteen, when Seth Rogen announced that he was working with writers Eisenberg and Stupniysky in the outline of what would be his next comedy film. By the first quarter of two thousand eighteen, little Trembaly, Noon and Williams had already been chosen for the star roles; that same date the title of the film was known, and without wasting more time filming began in the city of Vancouver, in the beautiful Canadian Country; before the culmination of the recording Universal Pictures bought the distribution rights of the film.
The film has generated generally positive reviews for the development of the story and for how the general public perceives it, since although it is not an abstract plot or of philosophical depth, the real message it conveys is quite significant, it addresses such simple topics as the innocence of a child who wishes to be great, a situation that all human beings have passed; it is not an obscene comedy, nor grotesque, it is quite light, despite its classification and restrictions for handling inappropriate language and displaying sexual content that is not appreciated in a single minute of the film; on the contrary, it gives us a lesson in child innocence.
Good Boys has currently raised more than fifty million dollars at the box office in the United States and Canada, and more than ten million in other parts of the world. The comedy collected in its first weekend of projection almost ten million dollars, becoming the first film of the genre comedy with classification and restrictions R, to finish in the first box office position.
The specialized critics rated the comedy positively, obtaining eighty percent approval and a weighting of seven out of ten, which is quite significant considering the debut of the duo Eisenberg and Stupniysky as directors, the general public's opinion does not It is far from what has already been said, showing three percent more in approval and one more point in the weighting thanks to the excellent performances of the young Trembaly, Noon and Williams.
The adventures of these inseparable friends begin with the invitation to the end of the year party in which they will play the daring game of the bottle and the kiss. Max, Lucas and Thor, attend the last year of school before entering secondary school, the trio hormones suffer alterations due to their natural development corresponding to their respective ages.
All human beings face difficulties, and children are no exception, perhaps some with greater importance and others with less; Max faces Brixlee's dilemma, the girl he has been in love with all his life and may have the opportunity to kiss her at the party, but he still doesn't know how to do it and that keeps him terrified; Lucas faces the divorce situation of his parents, and for a child, separation is very difficult; and last but not least, we find Thor, who thanks to the teasing he receives at school questions his talent for music and wants to put aside his love for singing.
In this way we will see how each of the boys will try to overcome and cope with the situation by learning from their crazy pranks.