19 year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly (Julia Roberts), is relieved and welcoming, but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe. BEN IS BACK also stars Courtney B. Vance (The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) and Kathryn Newton (Lady Bird).

  • 1 hr 42 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.
  • Dec 7, 2018
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Julia RobertsActor

  • Lucas HedgesActor

  • Kathryn NewtonActor

  • Courtney B. VanceActor

  • Peter HedgesDirector

  • Peter HedgesProducer

  • Brad SimpsonProducer

  • Nina JacobsonProducer

  • Teddy SchwarzmanProducer

  • Peter HedgesWriter