Running with Scissors

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Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

  1. Ryan Murphy

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Annette Bening

    Annette Bening

    Deirdre Burroughs

  2. Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Dr. Finch

  3. Joseph Cross

    Joseph Cross

    Augusten Burroughs

  4. Joseph Fiennes

    Joseph Fiennes

    Neil Bookman

  5. Evan Rachel Wood

    Evan Rachel Wood

    Natalie Finch

  6. Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin

    Norman Burroughs

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $6,754,898.00

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Release Information

  • October 27, 2006
    R, Theatrical



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