Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from his nursing home in order to attend the wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). In his odyssey across the Southeast, he joins forces with an on-the-run fisherman Tyler (Shia LaBeouf). Together they navigate obstacles by boat while being pursued by nursing home employee Eleanor (Dakota Johnson). Directed by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz. Bruce Dern, Jon Bernthal and John Hawkes co-star.~Kaitlin Elise Miller
Zack's Story: The Making of The Peanut Butter Falcon
The Peanut Butter Falcon is probably the sweetest movie in years, all without being too cheesy or afraid to be dark. LaBeouf is on fire, but the rest of the cast is just so good. Despite one questionable shot in during a major plot moment, the entire film is incredibly enjoyable. While not for all audiences, While it is short on special features, most indie movies fail to deliver on them typically, so I wasn't expecting much. Nonetheless, the movie is plenty worth the price alone.
This movie didn't come to a theater close to us, but we heard great things about it. We bought the DVD and loved the movie. We hadn't seen Shia Labeouf for awhile and were glad to see him again and appreciated his acting. The young man with Down Syndrome has a gift for acting, too. Loved the movie!
This movie surprised me. There were a few moments that I thought it would follow some cliche beats or story structure, but it didn't. The acting is incredible and the story felt so realistic I questioned whether or not it was based on real events. Above all, it is incredibly emotional, so I dare someone to watch it and not get choked up at least once!
One of the most heartwarming movies ever made, you cant help but to go through this journey without a smile on your face the entire time! Shia is one of the most talented actors to have ever lived his performance will leave you in tears.
I really enjoyed this movie in theaters and couldn't pass when it became available for purchase I got it for a bargain of a price I would highly recommend this movie to anyone it kinda reminds me of a modern day Huck finn.
Great movie for anyone who loves a genuine good storyline, actors, heart, and comedy! The sense of truth and adventure is amazing! There is some violence and language but nothing too severe or graphic, which made it a family favorite. Would recommend to anyone thirteen and up, you won’t be disappointed.