May 10, 2013 · 14 year-old Ellis (Tye Sheridan) lives on a makeshift houseboat on the banks of a river in Arkansas with his parents, Mary Lee (Sarah Paulson) and Senior (Ray McKinnon). He sneaks out early one morning to meet his best friend, Neckbone (Jacob Lofland).
- Jeff Nichols
- 2 min
While exploring a Mississippi River island, Arkansas boys Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) encounter Mud (Matthew McConaughey),a fugitive who needs their help. Though Mud killed a...
- adventure, drama
Mud is a 2012 American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard, and Reese Witherspoon.
Mud is a coming of age story centering around a boy named Ellis and his friend Neckbone. The adventure begins with the boys piloting a small boat to an island on the Mississippi, where they discover a boat lodged in a tree. They claim the boat as their own, but soon find evidence that the boat already has an occupant.
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PG-13 • Adventure • Drama • Action • Movie • 2012 After two boys discover a mysterious outlaw named Mud hiding on a deserted island in the Mississippi River, they embark on a dangerous, life-changing... more
Apr 25, 2013 · Jeff Nichols ' "Mud," a Mississippi River coming-of-age story, takes place on that threshold, down in the delta where innocence and experience, the past and the future, all run together like dirt and water. It starts off as a boy's adventure story, in the dark of a kid's bedroom.
Mud looks to Tom Blankenship, an older father figure from his childhood, for help. Tom lives across the river from Ellis, so he is easy to find. Tom is disturbed that Mud is in trouble again over Juniper and refuses to help. Stealing machine parts and other supplies from junkyards, the boys help Mud repair the boat and rebuild the engine.
Mud was released in 2013 on Friday, April 26, 2013 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Pain and Gain, The Big Wedding and Midnight's Children. When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD? Tuesday, August 6, 2013
- Paul Sparks
- Jeff Nichols