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Boy Kills World

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Boy Kills World Movie Details:

Based onBoy Kills World by Arend Remmers & Moritz Mohr
Countries Germany
South Africa
United States
Language English
GenreAction, Thriller
Release DatesSeptember 9, 2023 (TIFF)
April 26, 2024 (United States)
Running Time1hr 51min
Age ratingR
CastBill Skarsgård
Jessica Rothe
Directed by Moritz Mohr
Written byTyler Burton Smith
Arend Remmers
Story by
Arend Remmers
Moritz Mohr
Produced bySam Raimi
Wayne Fitzjohn
Roy Lee
Alex Lebovici
Simon Swart
Dan Kagan
Stuart Manashil
Zainab Azizi
Cinematography by Peter Matjasko
Edited by Lucian Barnard
Music byLudvig Forssell
Production CompaniesNthibah Pictures
Hammerstone Studios
Raimi Productions
Vertigo Entertainment
Distributor Lionsgate
Roadside Attractions

Boy Kills World Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Bill Skarsgård as Boy
  • Jessica Rothe as June 27
  • Yayan Ruhian as a shaman
  • Isaiah Mustafa as Benny
  • Andrew Koji as Basho
  • Famke Janssen as Hilda van der Koy
  • Brett Gelman as Gideon van der Koy
  • Sharlto Copley as Glen van der Koy
  • Quinn Copeland as Mina
  • Michelle Dockery as Melanie van der Koy


The film follows Boy, a deaf-mute with a vibrant imagination. When his family is killed, he is trained by a mysterious shaman to repress his childish imagination and become an instrument of death.

About Boy Kills World Movie:

Boy Kills World is an action thriller film directed by Moritz Mohr and produced by Sam Raimi and Roy Lee. The film stars Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Rothe, Yayan Ruhian, Isaiah Mustafa, and Andrew Koji.

The film was announced on October 7, 2021. Filming began in South Africa.

The directorial debut of Moritz Mohr.

Samara Weaving was cast as June 27, but stepped down as scheduling conflicts and was replaced by Jessica Rothe

In January 2024, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions acquired US distribution rights to the film.

Boy Kills World premiered at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2023. The film was released in the United States on April 26, 2024, by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions.


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