Wonder Boys

Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes

Directed by Curtis Hanson
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February 25, 2000

Wonder Boys, Curtis Hanson's funny and touching film about a one-hit novelist turned pothead college prof (Michael Douglas), opened in February to shining reviews and shit box office. Now it's being rereleased so you can see what you missed: head-of-the-class performances by Douglas, Frances McDormand as his pregnant lover, Robert Downey Jr. as his gay editor and Tobey Maguire as his suicidal student. Get going, you laggards.

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