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The Soloist (2009)

PG-13
117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A newspaper journalist discovers a homeless musical genius and tries to improve his situation.
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Susannah Grant (screenplay) | Steve Lopez (book "The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music")
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$ 60,000,000
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$ 9,716,458
Gross (USA)
$ 31,670,931
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Apr 24, 2009 (United States)

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6.7 / 10 | 47,700 votes