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“Let Him Go” is a drama film directed by and based on the novel of the same name by Larry Watson. The movie follows a retired sheriff and his wife, Margaret Blackledge, who set out to find their only grandson after their son dies. Their journey takes them to a dangerous place, where they encounter a dangerous family led by a matriarch who will stop at nothing to keep the child.


“Let Him Go” received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has an approval rating of 76% based on 182 reviews, with an average rating of 6.7/10. The critical consensus reads: “Let Him Go's uneven blend of family drama and crime thriller doesn't always hit, but strong work from and helps this modern Western make up some of its flaws.”


“Let Him Go” has not received any major awards or nominations to date.


“Let Him Go” had a moderate box office performance, grossing over $13 million worldwide. It has also gained some popularity on streaming platforms since its release.

Directed by
Produced by Mitchell Kaplan Paula Mazur
Screenplay by
Based on Let Him Go
by Larry Watson
Starring , , ,
Music by Michael Giacchino
Cinematography Guy Godfree
Edited by Jeffrey Ford Meg Reticker
Mazur Kaplan Company
Distributed by Focus Features (United States) Universal Pictures (International)
Release date November 6, 2020
Running time 114 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $10.5 million

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