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White Boy Rick

2018
1h 51m
Crime/Drama
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Cast

Matthew McConaughey (Richard Wershe Sr.)Richie Merritt (Rick Wershe Jr.)Bel Powley (Dawn Wershe)Jennifer Jason Leigh (FBI Agent Snyder)Brian Tyree Henry (Detective Jackson)Rory Cochrane (FBI Agent Byrd)RJ Cyler (Rudell 'Boo' Curry)Jonathan Majors (Johnny 'Lil Man' Curry)Eddie Marsan (Art Derrick)Taylour Paige (Cathy Volsan-Curry)Bruce Dern (Grandpa Roman 'Ray' Wershe)Piper Laurie (Grandma Verna Wershe)Raekwon Haynes (Edwin 'Nugg' Crutcher)Ishmael Ali ('Freaky Steve' Roussell)James Howard (Chief Homicide Inspector Hill)YG (Leo 'Big Man' Curry)Danny Brown ('Black Ed' Hanserd)Kyanna Simone (Brenda Moore)

Director

Yann Demange

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Synopsis

The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

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