Hillbilly Elegy Movie

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Who's Involved:

Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Brian Grazer, Freida Pinto, Gabriel Basso, Ron Howard, Haley Bennett, Erica Huggins, Owen Asztalos, Vanessa Taylor, Karen Lunder, Bo Hopkin

Release Date:

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (Netflix)

language throughout, drug content and some violence

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student, is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who’s struggling with addiction. Fueled by memories of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him, J.D. comes to embrace his family’s indelible imprint on his own personal journey.

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Who stars in Hillbilly Elegy: Cast List

"Disenchanted" , "The Woman in the Window "  

"Four Good Days" , "Sunset Boulevard"  

"The Whole Truth" , "Super 8"  

"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" , "Love Wedding Repeat"  


"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul"  

"A Kind of Murder" , "Swallow"  

Who's making Hillbilly Elegy: Crew List

A look at the Hillbilly Elegy behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ron Howard last directed Pavarotti and Solo: A Star Wars Story. The film's writer Vanessa Taylor last wrote The Shape of Water and Divergent.


Ron Howard


Vanessa Taylor


Brian Grazer
Ron Howard
Erica Huggins
Karen Lunder

Production Company

Imagine Entertainment

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Production: What we know about Hillbilly Elegy?

Key Facts

  1. Film releasing in United States on November 24, 2020 3:00 AM EST on Netflix only (11/1/2020).
  2. Based on J.D. Vance’s NY Times bestselling debut memoir of the same name.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2020: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. January 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. Expected to shoot late 2019.

  5. April 2017: The film was in Development status.
  6. Imagine Entertainment won auction rights for J.D. Vance’s NY Times bestselling debut memoir Hillbilly Elegy.

Hillbilly Elegy Release Date: When was the film released?

Hillbilly Elegy was released in 2020 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (Netflix release). There were 3 other movies released on the same date, including Iron Mask, Buddy Games and Notes for My Son.

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