The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry (2017)

Never leave things undone.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2017-06-16
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 716 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama.

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  • Naomi Watts

    as Susan Carpenter
  • Jaeden Martell

    as Henry Carpenter
  • Jacob Tremblay

    as Peter Carpenter
  • Sarah Silverman

    as Sheila
  • Maddie Ziegler

    as Christina Sickleman
  • Lee Pace

    as Dr. David Daniels
  • Dean Norris

    as Glenn Sickleman
  • Bobby Moynihan

    as John
  • Tonya Pinkins

    as Principal Wilder
  • Geraldine Hughes

    as Mrs. Evans
  • Jackson Nicoll

    as Morris
  • Joel Garland

    as Big Ed
  • Wass Stevens

    as Gary
  • Marjan Neshat

    as Nurse Kathy
  • Maxwell Simkins

    as Tommy
  • Donnetta Lavinia Grays

    as Nurse Leah
  • Mary Joy

    as Dot
  • Mike Massimino

    as Trucker
  • Deborah Rayne

    as EMT
  • Zandi Holup

    as Teenage Girl Customer
  • Arthur French

    as Gus
  • Donna Mitchell

    as Bookstore Clerk
  • Taylor Dior

    as Talent Show Singer
  • Lily Peterson

    as Stage Manager (uncredited)
  • Stefanie Flores

    as Girlfriend (uncredited)
  • Logan Smith

    as Boy (uncredited)
  • Philip Smreck

    as George Sickleman
  • Peter Hourihan

    as Cop
  • Gavin Barnes

    as Kid with 'R'
  • Faith Logan

    as Sibling (uncredited)
Production Suzanne Smith Casting
Camera John Schwartzman Director of Photography
Art Kalina Ivanov Production Design
Editing Kevin Stitt Editor
Sound Michael Giacchino Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Melissa Toth Costume Design
Production Sidney Kimmel Producer
Production Bruce Toll Executive Producer
Production John Penotti Executive Producer
Production Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
Production Sue Baden-Powell Unit Production Manager
Production Jenette Kahn Producer
Production Adam Richman Producer
Directing Colin Trevorrow Director
Art Derek Wang Art Direction
Production Jessica Kelly Casting
Costume & Make-Up Maya Hardinge Makeup Department Head
Production Nick Meyer Executive Producer
Production Carla Hacken Producer
Production Mark Mikutowicz Co-Producer
Writing Gregg Hurwitz Writer
Production Gregg Hurwitz Co-Producer
Art Joanne Ling Set Decoration
Production Adam Callan Co-Producer
Production Jeff Gernert Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Kathleen Brown Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Claire Mahony Key Hair Stylist