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White Boy Rick

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Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father, Richard Wershe Sr. (Matthew McConaughey), and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr. (Richie Merritt), who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.

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Based on 18 White Boy Rick reviews, White Boy Rick gets an average review score of 63.
3.5/4
nypost.comCinema
There is an affecting scene in the film “White Boy Rick” in which the title character and his dad carry Rick’s sister, Dawn, out of a Detroit home filled with junkies. The girl ...
123d ago
85/100
www.thewrap.comCinema
Even if Richie Merritt never acts again, he’s made an indelible mark with his naturalist turn as a teenage drug dealer and FBI informant
123d ago
B/A+
ew.comCinema
Matthew McConaughey and newcomer Richie Merritt give a seedy tour of the '80s drug underworld in White Boy Rick
123d ago
B/A+
thefilmstage.comCinema
It’s about family, love, and redemption. Loyalty only goes so far on the streets when rumors could mean death so we can’t necessarily blame Curry for actions taken with securit...
123d ago
7.9/10
www.ign.comCinema
A well-acted but hurried true crime tale.
123d ago
75/100
www.chicagotribune.comCinema
Travails of young drug dealer really a story about family ties
123d ago
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White Boy Rick release date for Blu-ray, DVD, VOD December 25, 2018 3 Weeks Ago (US)
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