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Helicopter Mom (2015)

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Even with good intentions and an abundance of love, parents can sometimes become...smothering. Such is the case with Maggie, who decides that she would not only accept her son Lloyd as gay, she would encourage it. In fact, Maggie becomes so convinced that Lloyd is indeed gay that she "outs" him to his entire high school. Like any good "helicopter mom" Maggie hovers over every aspect of her son's life. She takes control of his social life, sets him up on dates with boys whom she has approved, and files for a gay student college scholarship. There's just one wrench in her grand plans: Lloyd doesn't even know whether he's gay or not - and he's just asked a cute girl to prom. In the end, will Maggie be willing to accept her son for who he is-or just who she thinks he is?


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 24th, 2015 (Limited) by Entertainment One
Video Release: April 24th, 2015 by Entertainment One
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, LGBT, Mistaken for Gay
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: School Pictures
Production Countries: United States


Mark Boone Jr.    Max
Skyler Samuels    Carrie
Kate Flannery    Norma
Gillian Vigman    Barbara
Devon Werkheiser    Fitch
Lisa Loeb    Mrs. Moore
Mike Haggerty    Principal
Scott Shilstone    Brad

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    J.M.R. Luna
Producer    Stephen Israel
Screenwriter    Duke Tran
Producer    Salome Breziner
Executive Producer    Derek Tran
Executive Producer    Larry Wong
Executive Producer    George Voskericyan
Production Designer    Anthony Stabley
Editor    Richard Halsey
Editor    Colleen Halsey
Editor    Jacob Chase
Director of Photography    Chris Squires
Composer    Jeff Cardoni
Costume Designer    Alyssa Belle
Casting Director    Katie Piel

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