With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

  1. Alexander Payne

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Kaui Hart Hemmings


  3. Jim Rash


  4. Nat Faxon


Top Billed Cast

  1. George Clooney

    George Clooney

    Matt King

  2. Shailene Woodley

    Shailene Woodley

    Alexandra King

  3. Amara Miller

    Amara Miller

    Scottie King

  4. Nick Krause

    Nick Krause


  5. Robert Forster

    Robert Forster

    Scott Thorson

Full Cast & Crew

The Descendants
The Descendants



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 18, 2011


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $177,243,185.00

Homepage http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thedescendants/



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