The Beach Bum

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THE BEACH BUM follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue who always lives life by his own rules. Co-starring Snoop Dog, Zac Efron, and Isla Fisher, THE BEACH BUM is a refreshingly original and subversive new comedy from director Harmony Korine (Kids, Spring Breakers).


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  • Meet Moondog - a movie character you'll want to punch in the face.

    Mar 21, 2019 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
  • In The Beach Bum, the writer-director turns his observational eye and provocateur verve to a Miami community of misfits, who chase bliss in sex, drugs and misadventures.

    Mar 12, 2019 | Full Review…

    Kristy Puchko

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  • The Beach Bum works by never losing its tonal statement that all that really matters is what matters to you ... man.

    Mar 10, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Like Moondog, Korine finds a vulgar poetry in his own self-indulgence.

    Mar 10, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • I, admittedly, had a hard time getting on its woozy wavelength. But The Beach Bum is a work of undeniable commitment and craft...

    Mar 10, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Such hedonism isn't irredeemable in and of itself, and yet, one wishes Korine were interested in more than just testing boundaries.

    Mar 10, 2019 | Full Review…

    Peter Debruge

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