The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry

DVD - 2017
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A single mother discovers a scheme in her son's book to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather and sets out to execute the plan at any cost.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Branch Call Number: DVD BOOK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1
DVD,NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1

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AL_TIEGAN Jan 07, 2018

*Trigger warning: Brain tumor in a child*

Henry was the most interesting and well-developed character and then they went and *SPOILERS* killed him off.. the other characters were so flat and unbelievable. The story was pretty ridiculous - that a kid would *SPOILERS* leave behind a kill plan fo... Read More »


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mjmst102
Jan 14, 2018

Terrible. Henry was annoying, unreal and not that cute. The brother was cute but overly dramatic and socially smart for all that was going on. The mom was just dumb. Yeah Xbox while her son does her finances. Good one. I fell asleep and glad I got some added rest instead of enduring it.

AL_TIEGAN Jan 07, 2018

*Trigger warning: Brain tumor in a child*

Henry was the most interesting and well-developed character and then they went and *SPOILERS* killed him off.. the other characters were so flat and unbelievable. The story was pretty ridiculous - that a kid would *SPOILERS* leave behind a kill plan for his mother and that she would actually follow through most of it.. I also rolled my eyes at the mom playing video games while her two young sons were taking care of the financials or grieving the loss of a brother.. and yet neither of the boys was ever seen with a controller in front of the TV. Overall, not great.

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nordicleather
Jan 04, 2018

The Books of Henry lost my interest. Not interested in a tale about an eleven year old man child.

tuscany1 Dec 21, 2017

Emotional tale that was very well acted. Still thinking about it a few days on (always a good sign).

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maipenrai
Dec 14, 2017

Sad but sweet film. Recommend Kristi & Abby Tabby

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darladoodles
Dec 12, 2017

This movie was heartwrenching. It was so hard to watch Naomi Watts struggle through the difficult journey shown in this movie. There are many issues addressed in an honest way: giftedness, single parenting, child abuse, cancer, life. Worth watching and done very tastefully.

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fdb045
Nov 28, 2017

I enjoyed this movie thoroughly despite it's 2 dark aspects.
I was surprised by it's low ratings - thought it was well crafted and the acting was very good.

d2013 Oct 26, 2017

The acting was very good but I had mixed feelings about the story.

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deleanor
Oct 10, 2017

An excellent movie though at times heart wrenching.

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cdeclercq
Sep 25, 2017

What a beautiful movie!

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