Mud (2013)

A drama centered on two teenage boys who encounter a fugitive and pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi.

Mud is an adventure about two boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, who find a man named Mud hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios-he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper, who is waiting for him in town. Skeptical but intrigued, Ellis and Neckbone agree to help him. It isn't long until Mud's visions come true and their small town is besieged by a beautiful girl with a line of bounty hunters in tow. (c) Roadside Attractions

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 98% / Audience 80%

8/10

Rated PG-13 2 hr 11 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Jeff Nichols
CAST
Matthew McConaughey  •  Tye Sheridan  •  Jacob Lofland  •  Sam Shepard

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Matthew McConaughey Mud
Tye Sheridan Ellis
Jacob Lofland Neckbone
Sam Shepard Tom Blankenship
Reese Witherspoon Juniper
Sarah Paulson Mary Lee
Michael Shannon Galen
Ray McKinnon Senior
Joe Don Baker King
Paul Sparks Carver
Stuart Greer Miller
Michael Abbott Jr. James