May 6, 2011 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some disturbing content, sexuality and language including a drug refer
Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in "The Beaver" – an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.
Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can't seem to get himself back on track... until a beaver hand...
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There was a time when The Beaver
could have been big. A drama directed by Jodie Foster and starring Mel Gibson? Yeah, it could have been big. Sometime between the anti-Semitic remarks and the threatening voicemails, however, that opportunity vanished. Instead, the two stars can rest their laurels on this: The Beaver
is a very good movie, and Mel Gibson delivers one of the best performances of the year - and his career. Full movie review »