Beach Rats

Beach Rats

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A Brooklyn teenager leads a perilous double life in this in this study of conflicted masculinity that garnered a Sundance Directing Award. More

"Frankie, an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn, is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes the bleakness of his home life by causing trouble with his delinquent friends and flirting with older men online. When his chatting and webcamming intensify, he finally starts hooking up with guys at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman. As Frankie struggles to reconcile his competing desires, his decisions leave him hurtling toward irreparable consequences." (Sundance Film Festival)

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2017Rating: MA15+, Strong sex scenes, nudity and drug use95 minsUSA
Drama

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Beach Rats | Awards

Award Winner
Winner of the Directing Award (Dramatic), 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Beach Rats | Reviews

85%106 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Variety

Variety

This is achingly delicate psychological territory, heavily dependent on just the right actor to make flesh its scripted subtleties - and Hittman has found him in Dickinson...

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

"Beach Rats," a boldly irreconcilable drama, shows a character locating ugliness and horror within himself.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Beach Rats is a captivating character study and one that feels vital.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Dark, dreamy and entirely engrossing.

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Beach Rats | Trailers

Beach Rats | Release Details

Beach Rats is available to stream in Australia now on Netflix and Google Play.