Ben Is Back has been the talk of the town since its release and received accolades, and because of that, people are curious to know what the ending is. Are you one of them curious to know what happens at the end of Ben Is Back or to Ben.
Well, do not worry because we gave your curiosity covered because we will explain the ending in this article. But let me warn you to prepare yourself before reading the article that there are SPOILERS.
Peter Hedges’ written and directed film Ben Is Back deals with one of the pertinent issues in the society ‘Drugs’ which has already attracted eyes to watch the film’s portrayal of the issue. The movie starts with Holly, countered by his son Ben, a drug addict, who claims that his sponsor has asked him to visit his home during the holidays for a fresh lease of change from his stay in rehab.
The mother-son duo who have been apart seeming to bond while looking for their dog Ponce. The duo looks for the dog after someone kidnaps it. But amid the search, Ben is met with his former drug dealer, who asks him to make a drug run. But he overdoses. However, his mother arrives at the right moment and saves her son.
Yes, you read that Ben is saved by his mother. She then revives his son with the help of the kit given to her by Maggie’s mother. They are also met with a big revelation while searching for Ben, who got a girl called Maggie hooked on drugs.
About The Movie
The movie is an American drama released in 2018 and has been attracting viewers since then. The film shows a drug addict teenage boy who suddenly shows up at his family’s home on Christmas eve. His mother welcomes him but is tense about his son’s addiction.
The movie shows the mother’s love that is put to the test to save his child from this addiction and keep him clean. They are met with several truths and tribulations in due course of time. The movie has mystery, drama, and emotional factors attached to it.
The movie stars one of the celebrated actors Julia Roberts as Holly. It stars Lucas Hedges as Ben and Courtney B Vance as Neal Beeby, who have done justice to the film with their strong performance. The cast also includes Kathryn Newton, Jakari Fraser, Mia Fowler, Alexandra Park, David Zaldivar, Cameron Roberts, Nina Jacobson, etc.
Where To Watch
If you haven’t seen the film and, after reading the ending, want to see the ending for yourself, then let me tell you where you can watch the movie. It is available to be streamed on Amazon Prime.
The movie is a must-watch given the casting, story, and issue that it is covering that needs to be vocalized as it has dire consequences on society. Thus our society needs such movies to create awareness. The movie is also an emotional trip of mother-son relationship with mystery and thriller, making it a full package film that one should watch.