Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  130 min.
Release Date: May 17, 2013 - Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal, Ottawa, Calgary, Victoria, Halifax, Edmonton, Winnipeg - May 17, 2013 - Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Halifax
DVD: August 27, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 4.18
based on 46 votes and 17 reviews
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Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Sam Shepard, Reese Witherspoon, Jacob Lofland, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon


Two Arkansas boys, Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and his friend Neckbone (Jacob Lofland), find a fugitive (Matthew McConaughey) named Mud hiding out on an island and form an unlikely friendship.

Mud regales them with fantastic stories about his crimes and tells them bounty hunters are after him. All he wants to do is reunite with his soulmate, Juniper (Reese Witherspoon), and the boys agree to help him.

Director: Jeff Nichols
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Sarah Green, Aaron Ryder, Lisa Maria Falcone
Screenplay: Jeff Nichols
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  • 3 stars "Good movie!!"
  • 3 stars "very good movie."
  • 3 stars "3 1/2 stars. Slow moving but it kept me engaged. Nice performances from the two boys."