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Ben Is Back (2018)

R 12/05/2018 (ES) Drama 1h 43m

One family. One day.


19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

  1. Peter Hedges

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Julia Roberts

    Julia Roberts

    Holly Burns

  2. Lucas Hedges

    Lucas Hedges

    Ben Burns

  3. Courtney B. Vance

    Courtney B. Vance

    Mr. Beeby

  4. Kathryn Newton

    Kathryn Newton

    Ivy Burns

  5. David Zaldivar

    David Zaldivar

    Spencer 'Spider' Webbs

  6. Michael Esper

    Michael Esper


  7. Rachel Bay Jones

    Rachel Bay Jones

    Beth Conyers

  8. Alexandra Park

    Alexandra Park

    Cara K.

  9. Marquise Vilson

    Marquise Vilson

    Leon B.

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Ben Is Back
Ben Is Back

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $13,000,000.00

Revenue -


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