The Book of Henry

June 16, 2017 | Drama

In a small suburban town, a precocious 11-year-old boy, Henry Carpenter (Jaeden Lieberher), and his younger brother, Peter (Jacob Tremblay), are being raised by their single mother, Susan (Naomi Watts), a waitress. Henry has a crush on their neighbor Christina (Maddie Ziegler), stepdaughter of the Police Commissioner (Dean Norris). To protect Christina from harm at the hands of her stepfather, Henry comes up with a plan to rescue her that he writes down in a book. Henry’s mother discovers the book and decides that she and Peter will put Henry’s scheme into motion.

Directed by
Colin Trevorrow

Produced by
Sidney Kimmel, Jenette Kahn, Adam Richman

Written by
Gregg Hurwitz

Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Lee Pace, Maddie Ziegler, Dean Norris

Music by
Michael Giacchino

John Schwartzman

Edited by
Kevin Stitt

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Double Nickel Entertainment

Distributed by
Focus Features

United States