Ezra Movie Poster


May 31, 2024
1hr 40min
Status: released

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Ezra Movie Details:

Country United States
Language English
GenreComedy, Drama
Release DatesSeptember 9, 2023 (TIFF)
May 31, 2024 (United States)
Running Time1hr 40min
Age ratingR
CastBobby Cannavale
Rose Byrne
Vera Farmiga
Whoopi Goldberg
Rainn Wilson
Directed by Tony Spiridakis
Written byTony Spiridakis
Produced byWilliam Horberg
Jon Kilik
Tony Goldwyn
Tony Spiridakis
Cinematography by Daniel Moder
Edited by Sabine Hoffman
Music byCarlos Rafael Rivera
Production CompaniesWayfarer Studios
Closer Media
Distributor Bleecker Street

Ezra Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Bobby Cannavale as Max Brandel
  • Robert De Niro as Stan, Max’s father
  • Rose Byrne as Jenna, Max’s ex-wife
  • William Fitzgerald as Ezra, Max’s son
  • Vera Farmiga
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Rainn Wilson
  • Tony Goldwyn
  • Geoffrey Owens as Robert Segal
  • Alex Plank as Dr. Kaplan


The film follows Max Bernal (Bobby Cannavale), a stand-up comedian living with his father (Robert De Niro), while struggling to co-parent his autistic son Ezra (introducing William Fitzgerald) with his ex-wife (Rose Byrne). When forced to confront difficult decisions about their son’s future, Max and Ezra embark on a cross-country road trip that has a transcendent impact on both their lives.The film follows Max Bernal, who blows up his successful career and marriage to become a somewhat less successful stand-up comic.

About Ezra Movie:

Ezra is an American comedy-drama film starring Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne, Vera Farmiga, Whoopi Goldberg, Rainn Wilson, Goldwyn, William Fitzgerald, and Robert De Niro. It was directed by Tony Goldwyn and written by Tony Spiridakis.

The film was originally announced in May 2022, under the title Inappropriate Behavior. Principal photography began in September 2022 in Westwood, New Jersey, and Jersey City.

In November 2023, Bleecker Street acquired distribution rights to the film.

Ezra premiered at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2023, and was released theatrically on May 31, 2024 by Bleecker Street.