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White Boy Rick. Trailer. Matthew McConaughey. Richie Merritt. Bel Powley. Jennifer Jason Leigh. #WhiteBoyRickMovie

Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, WHITE BOY RICK is based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.