Nowhere Boy Synopsis
An account of John Lennon's (Aaron Johnson) teenage years and the formation of the Beatles.
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deserving of a better review

By ihearttburton
alright, so Wood did an incredible job in this biopic. it gives incredible insight into the childhood of the household name John Lennon, and humanizes his existence, which creates a familiarity that...

Although this review may not......

By lovestalentmoviefan
...be well received,I have to say the movie was unremarkable,although I did enjoy it. Just didn't relate like I wanted to. I found the mother extremely disturbing too,and maybe that colored my...

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By sprtschck
Encounter John Lennon's teenage existence....

Nowhere Boy

By kravitzky9
Very good film about John Lennon's teenage years. Most of what was portrayed in the film is heavily documented in books and articles but not in feature films. Aaron Johnson gives a very convincing...

Making of a genius

By suemarie
Story of John Lennon and his relationships with him unstable mother and the aunt who raised him. Really entertaining, touching and interesting. It makes you think, what he became was because of his...

To understand the man, you first have to know the boy

By ldubdj
Being a fan of The Beatles for all my life, I really appreciated the fact that someone made a movie about the life of John Lennon before he made it famous. I knew a lot of the true story going into...

Not only for Lennon fans!

By Yayanel
The story was well presented. Viewers do not have to be devoted John Lennon fans to appreciate the movie....

Way under rated; Great movie

By sanvern
I didn't know what to expect, but thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Great acting, and compelling story I never knew about before. It wasn't about the Beatles, it was about one of them, and the roots...

Good Beatle Bio-Pic

By Mister Right
I thought I knew everthing about John Lennon, because we're about the same age and I grew up with his music. I do know most of the story, but "Nowhere Boy" adds complexity, depth and heart to a tale...

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By Lollykrist
Must See For Beates Fans...

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Rated R | For language and a scene of sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Compelling, mature portrait of a musician as a young man.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
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